The MoneyWise

October 25, 2019
The 50/30/20 Budget

The 50/30/20 Budget

If you’re a right-brained person, and more creative than logical, then you might not like to use a budget. But what if following a budget with only three basic categories could help you avoid living paycheck to paycheck? On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore, walk you through...

Raising Money-Smart Kids

Raising Money-Smart Kids

Schools seldom teach financial literacy, leaving parents to pass along these vital skills. And after the Gospel itself, there’s no greater gift a parent can give their children than the knowledge and training to use money wisely. On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore, welcome...

10 Free Summer Family Fun Ideas

10 Free Summer Family Fun Ideas

With summer upon us, families are anxious to find ways to have affordable fun in the midst of the pandemic. But strained budgets are forcing parents to get creative. On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share some ways parents can occupy the kids without busting the budget. 10...

Stimulus Check Scams

Stimulus Check Scams

Scammers are opportunists who target the vulnerable. And with trillions in Corona virus relief funds going out, they’ve now adapted their strategies to focus on stimulus check recipients. On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore will tell you how to protect yourself from these new...

Financial Freedom or Bondage?

Financial Freedom or Bondage?

As we celebrate our nation’s independence, it’s a great time to consider your own financial freedom. Are you striving to become financially independent or are you under the bondage of money? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore, help you discover which path you’re on. We’ll...

Money is a Power Tool

Money is a Power Tool

Surprisingly, there are more than 2,000 verses in the Bible that deal with money. So, we can deduce that it’s an important topic in God’s economy. When it comes to money, God uses it to influence our lives, shape our characters, strengthen our trust in Him and show that He’s ultimately in control....

Connecting the Dots Between Faith & Finances

Connecting the Dots Between Faith & Finances

Jesus spoke regularly about the relationship between our pocketbooks and the spiritual vitality of our hearts. So, how we handle our money can indicate the condition of our relationship with God. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore welcome Sharon Epps of Kingdom Advisors as...

Ways to Boost Your Income

Ways to Boost Your Income

Are you struggling to make ends meet or simply want to reach your financial goals more quickly? No matter how old you are, there are practical ways to increase your income and make the most of your time. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore reveal ten ways to make extra money...

Who’s the Boss?

Who’s the Boss?

Many people have a bad habit of losing control of their money and letting it run their lives. Is money the boss of your life, or are you? On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share practical steps on how to become the boss of what God has entrusted to you and not the other way...

Pay Off Student Loan Debt Faster

Pay Off Student Loan Debt Faster

With $1.6 trillion dollars in outstanding loans and a high default rate, experts say the student loan industry will be the next financial bubble to burst. But you can avoid your own personal impact by taking steps to minimize borrowing for education and accelerating payments on your existing debt....

Low or No Social Security COLA

Low or No Social Security COLA

The annual cost of living adjustment that affects social security benefits is designed to be an adequate increase for most of our seniors. But current oil prices and the COVID-19 crisis could seriously impact next year’s benefit levels. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore let...

Sharpen Your Networking Emails

Sharpen Your Networking Emails

Many jobs are filled without ever being advertised. And if you’re searching for a new opportunity, how do you find those jobs? Networking through email can be a helpful tool in your quest to find jobs and make new contacts. On the next MoneyWise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore share ways to...

Giving: It’s Not About the Money

Giving: It’s Not About the Money

Surveys show that by and large, Christians are generous people and usually their generosity involves money. But for Christians, giving’s not really about the money. It’s about obedience. On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore reveal what’s really behind our decision to “give...

Five Tips to Lower Your New Mortgage Payment

Five Tips to Lower Your New Mortgage Payment

If you’re getting ready to buy a new home, you’ll most likely need a mortgage. And finding the right mortgage is just as important as finding the right house. On the next Moneywise Live, hosts Rob West and Steve Moore have some advice to help you shop for the mortgage that’s right for you. Five...