The MoneyWise

October 25, 2019
Job Hunting: The New Normal

Job Hunting: The New Normal

The coronavirus pandemic has forced companies to rethink how they do business and some of the changes may be here to stay. But what exactly does that mean for job hunters in today’s market? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share some things you need to know if you’re...

6 Retirement Surprises

6 Retirement Surprises

Surprises can be fun, and even make you smile. But when the surprise is about your retirement savings…now that’s a different story. We all hope to support ourselves in retirement one day, but there may be some factors that could keep us from that goal. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and...

Who’s Your Real Boss?

Who’s Your Real Boss?

Work is something God ordained for us to do. But sometimes it can feel like a punishment instead of a blessing. If your job’s getting you down, it may be time for a refresher course on the biblical principles for work. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome Compass...

Using a HELOC To Speed Up Mortgage Payoff

Using a HELOC To Speed Up Mortgage Payoff

There are lots of systems out there that claim they can help you be mortgage free in just a few years. But they’re usually quite complicated and do they really do what they say they will? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore explain what’s behind one of those ideas. We’ll...

The Retirement Investing Challenge

The Retirement Investing Challenge

There are two kinds of people in this world—borrowers and savers. Right now, times are not good for the savers. Historically low interest rates are proving to be a problem for those with fixed return investments. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with Mark Biller about...

Financial Fantasies

Financial Fantasies

Daydreaming can be a lot of fun—thinking about the “what ifs” of life. But when wishful thinking replaces wise money management, there could be nightmares down the road. The hard truth is all the happy thoughts in the world won’t help you pay the bills. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West...

Jesus and Economics, Part 2

Jesus and Economics, Part 2

When Jesus taught during his earthly ministry, do you know why He chose certain examples and parables? To better understand the context of Jesus’ teachings, it helps to know the economic circumstances in which He spoke. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome back...

Jesus and Economics, Part 1

Jesus and Economics, Part 1

During His earthly ministry, Jesus talked about love, repentance and salvation. But you may be surprised to learn that He also talked about economics. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome economist Jerry Bowyer to help us gain a fuller understanding of this facet of...

The Secured Credit Card—Fantastic Plastic?

The Secured Credit Card—Fantastic Plastic?

Is your credit a bit sketchy? Or maybe you don’t trust yourself with the temptations of a regular credit card. Then a secured credit card may be just the ticket to help you stay out of debt and improve your credit score along the way. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share...

Rethinking Retirement

Rethinking Retirement

Part of the pandemic’s collateral damage includes the many Americans who’ve discovered they now need to delay their retirement. But postponing your end of career plans could have some benefits. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share some things you need to consider. What...

P2P Lending

P2P Lending

Those who are fed up with the low interest rates on their bank savings accounts are turning to P2P—or “people to people”—lending. This investment strategy can bring in higher returns, but not without risk. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share the pros and cons of this...

Not to Miss Giving Opportunities in 2020

Not to Miss Giving Opportunities in 2020

It's likely that none of us will reach the end of our life wishing that we’d given less. We all want to be generous toward God’s Kingdom, just as He calls us to be. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk with Matt Hames of the National Christian Foundation to find out...

How to Live

How to Live

It’s safe to say that most Americans live on more than they need to. Our culture is built on the idea that more is always better. But the Bible takes a different view. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome financial expert Ron Blue to talk about our spending choices....

The Richest Men in History

The Richest Men in History

America’s the richest country that has ever existed, but the wealthiest men in history weren’t Americans. Centuries ago, there were individuals whose wealth far exceeded the billionaires of today. But what became of their vast holdings? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore...

Budgeting for Beginners

Budgeting for Beginners

Maybe you’ve done your share of talking about a budget, but you’ve never gotten around to implementing one. Or you’ve tried and failed, so your method may need a bit of tweaking. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore talk us through some basics we can use to fine tune our...