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Social Security Fix?

March 11, 2019

The Social Security 2100 Act was first introduced in 2014 and again in 2017 but never received a vote. Now the bill, which supporters say could keep Social Security in the black indefinitely, may have new life. Rob West has details.

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Renew New Year’s Resolutions

March 11, 2019

By some estimates, 80% of people who made New Year's Resolutions this year have already given up on them, but Rob West says don't give up. He has a few suggestions of ways to start over and make them stick.

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Social Security Fix

March 11, 2019

The Social Security 2100 Act was first introduced in 2014 and again in 2017 but never received a vote. Now the bill, which supporters say could keep Social Security in the black indefinitely, may have new life. Rob West has details.

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The Faith Based Business - With Jim Wise

March 9, 2019

On this edition of MoneyWise, Steve Moore and Rob West are joined by Certified Financial Planner and author, Jim Wise (Five Steps to Financial Freedomand Spiritual Gifts, Plain and Simple), to discuss how me blend our faith with our business.

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Remodeling Project Payback

March 8, 2019

Not all home improvement projects are created equal when it comes to getting your money back out. Financial planner and teacher Rob West has the numbers for us— and some may surprise you.

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Remodeling Project Payback

March 8, 2019

The humorist, Will Rogers, once said, "I'm more concerned with the return of my money than the return on my money." Rob West says that's important to remember when we invest -- especially when investing in home improvement projects.

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Remodeling Project Payback

March 8, 2019

Not all home improvement projects are created equal in terms of getting your money back out. On this Moneywise, Rob West and Steve Moore have some numbers for us, and some may surprise you.

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How to Deal with Debt Collectors

March 7, 2019

Financial planner and teacher Rob West tells us how to deal with abusive debt collectors.

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Monopoly

March 7, 2019

It was on March 7, 1933, that Charles Darrow came up with the board game, Monopoly. Rob West says we've learned a lot of real life lessons about money and possessions from Monopoly including how easy it is to be greedy.

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How to Deal with Debt Collectors

March 7, 2019

On this Moneywise, Rob West and Steve Moore tell us how to deal with abusive debt collectors.

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5 (Legal) Ways to Make Extra Cash

March 6, 2019

Financial planner and teacher Rob West has the skinny on second jobs, moonlighting and side gigs.

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Examine Yourselves

March 6, 2019

March 6th marks the start of the season of Lent, a time of prayer, introspection, and self-denial leading up to Easter. Even if you don't observe Lent, Rob West says taking time to examine your life is wise -- especially your attitudes about money.

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Five (Legal) Ways to Make Extra Cash

March 6, 2019

Rob West and Steve Moore are about second jobs, moonlighting, and side gigs. They’ve got five completely legal ways you can earn some extra cash.

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Biblical Principles for Building a Business with Ron Blue

March 5, 2019

Host Rob West talks with Kingdom Advisers founding director Ron Blue about biblical principles for building a business.

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A Word to the Rich

March 5, 2019

Compared to many people, a lot of us are rich. We have more money, possessions, and opportunities than ever existed before. But Rob West says we need to heed the advice in 1 Timothy 6 so that we don't become proud and trust in money rather than God.

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Biblical Principles for Building a Business with Ron Blue

March 5, 2019

Rob West and Steve Moore talk with Kingdom Advisers founding director Ron Blue about biblical principles for building a business.

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Riverboat Gamblers (Unnecessary Financial Risk)

March 4, 2019

Host Rob West reveals some of the unnecessary risks people take with their finances.

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From God's Hand

March 4, 2019

What should be our attitude about giving? Rob West says we can get a good picture of Godly giving when we read 1 Chronicles 29. Everything we have comes from God and we're only giving what first came from His hand.

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Riverboat Gamblers (Unnecessary Financial Risk)

March 4, 2019

Rob West and Steve Moore reveal some of the unnecessary risks people take with their money.

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$tarting Over Financially w/ Miriam Neff & Valerie Neff Hogan

March 1, 2019

Rob West welcomes Miriam Neff and her daughter Valerie Neff Hogan to bring a wealth of spiritual and financial advice for widows.

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A Rainy Day

March 1, 2019

Whatever your thoughts on the recent government shutdown, one thing is clear: Many furloughed workers weren't prepared for a disruption in their income. Rob West talks about the importance of having an Emergency - or Rainy Day - Fund. Are you prepared?

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Starting Over Financially (Widows)

March 1, 2019

Rob West and Steve Moore welcome Miriam Neff and her daughter Valerie Neff Hogan or WidowConnection.com. Together they bring a wealth of spiritual and financial advice for widows.

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How to Hear God Calling with Brian Ray

February 28, 2019

how can you hear God's calling? Brian Ray, Volunteer Co-Founder of Crossroads Career Services, joins our host Rob West with some very specific ways you can do that.

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Hoping to Strike it Rich

February 28, 2019

On this date in 1849, the California Gold rush got underway in earnest. A few did strike it rich, but most just struck out. Rob West shares Biblical principles about wealth gained quickly and how best to avoid the pitfalls.

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How to Hear God Calling with Brian Ray

February 28, 2019

Rob West and Steve Moore talk to Brian Ray, co-founder of Crossroads Career Services about some very specific ways to hear God's calling.

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Turbo Charge Your Savings

February 27, 2019

Financial planner and teacher Rob West has a “to do” list that’ll help you speed up your savings plan just a little.

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Money: The Acid Test

February 27, 2019

One hundred years ago, a man named David McConaughy, wrote a book called, Money: The Acid Test, that explored what we can learn from the Bible about handling money. Rob West explains what McConaughy learned and shares MoneyWise tips from a century ago.

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Turbo Charge Your Savings

February 27, 2019

Rob West and Steve Moore give you some suggestions to speed up or jump-start your retirement savings.

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Where is God?

February 26, 2019

Wondering why is God so slow to meet your needs? Well here are some possibilities.

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Haircut

February 26, 2019

How often do you have your hair cut or styled? Every few weeks? If you don't, your hair can get out of hand. The same is true with your money. If you don't maintain it regularly, it can be a mess. Rob West has some financial styling tips that can help.

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Where is God?

February 26, 2019

If you're wondering why God is so slow to meet your needs, Rob West and Steve Moore discuss a few possibilities.

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Mortgage Approval Problems with Dale Vermillion

February 25, 2019

Our host Rob West welcomes mortgage expert Dale Vermillion today to help you avoid problem properties that could derail your home loan.

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More Free Things To Do

February 25, 2019

Trying to keep children entertained on the weekend can be expensive. A family of four can easily spend $50 just going to a movie. Today, Rob West has some free options to occupy the kids and include others.

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Mortgage Approval Problems with Dale Vermillion

February 25, 2019

On this Moneywise, Rob West and Steve Moore talk to mortgage expert Dale Vermillion about avoiding problem properties that could derail your home loan.

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The Importance of Margin

February 23, 2019

On this MoneyWise, Rob West and Steve Moore explain the "how, what, when and why" of building margin into your finances.

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Financial “To-Do” List

February 22, 2019

So are you ready for some new challenges? Kingdom Advisers President Rob West has a financial “to do” list of things to help put you more “in the black,” some you probably haven’t thought of.

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Financial To-Do List

February 22, 2019

Want some ways to improve your finances? Rob West has a Financial To-Do List that might help get you jump started. Like a grocery list, a Financial To-Do List can help you stay focused and avoid financial impulses.

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Financial To-Do List

February 22, 2019

Steve Moore and Rob West have a financial To-Do List of ways to improve your finances that you might not have considered.

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Men, Women & Money with Shaunti Feldhahn

February 21, 2019

There are major differences between and women. God made it that way so we could complement and complete each other. But do opposites attract when it comes to money?

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The Dangers of Debt

February 21, 2019

The Bible says a lot about borrowing, but none of it is good. Borrowing presumes upon the future and upon God. Rob West points to Biblical financial principles to help turn things around.

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Stop Refund Madness

February 21, 2019

On this MoneyWise, Rob West and Steve Moore have some ways you can put that money to good use before it disappears into your checking account.

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Assets for a Purpose

February 20, 2019

Steve Moore and Rob West talk with our old friend Howard Dayton about the plan God has for your money.

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Symptoms and Solutions

February 20, 2019

Albert Einstein is often credited with defining insanity as doing the same over and over again but expecting different results. Rob West says it's time to change the bad financial habits that repeatedly yield bad financial results.

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Don’t Give Up On Itemizing

February 20, 2019

On this MoneyWise, Rob West and Steve Moore talk us through the new tax laws.

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Wise Rules for Borrowing with Ron Blue

February 19, 2019

On this MoneyWise Live, not one but two experts to help us dissect and apply God’s wisdom to your borrowing and your financial life.

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Reduce Home Heating Bills

February 19, 2019

Unless you live in the sunny south, you're probably experiencing winter's icy grip. Today, Rob West has a few ideas about saving on home heating costs.

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Wise Rules for Borrowing with Ron Blue

February 19, 2019

On this MoneyWise, Rob West and Steve Moore talk to author and speaker Ron Blue about some wise rules for borrowing.

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Lessons from the Recent Market with Mark Biller

February 18, 2019

How much longer can the bull market hang on? Is the big bad bear just around the corner? No one knows for sure— but Mark Biller of Sound Mind Investing can at least tell us where we are now.

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Washington’s Birthday

February 18, 2019

February 18th marks the birthday of George Washington, the father of our country and the man whose image is on the one dollar bill and the quarter. Rob West has some financial advice from our first president about not paying off debt ... with more debt.

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Lessons From the Recent Market with Mark Biller

February 18, 2019

Rob West and Steve Moore talk to Mark Biller of Sound Mind Investing about the market. He can’t predict the future, but he can tell us where we are now.

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Your Financial Lifeboat (Emergency Fund)

February 16, 2019

Rob West and Steve Moore show you how to properly inflate your Financial Lifeboat – better known as your Emergency Fund.

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Good Record Keeping

February 15, 2019

Are you ready to dig your way out of all those receipts, statements and documents and put a filing system in place to keep it from happening again? Financial planner and teacher Rob West tells us a simple way to do it.

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Bit by Bit

February 15, 2019

The number of minutes of daylight is getting slightly larger with each passing day, but it takes awhile before we really notice the days getting longer. Rob West says the same is true with seeing financial progress when you change some financial habits.

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Good Record Keeping

February 15, 2019

Rob West help you dig out of the paper avalanche of receipts, statements and documents and put a filing system in place to keep it from happening again.

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Bad Mortgage Advice

February 14, 2019

There’s plenty of bad mortgage advice out there— so on this MoneyWise, we’ll debunk a good bit of it.

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Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2019

Surveys show that over half of Americans celebrate Valentines Day and spend nearly $19 billion in the process, but Rob West says you don't have to break the bank to say, "I love you." There are ways to make the day more memorable and less stressful.

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Bad Mortgage Advice

February 14, 2019

Rob West and Steve Moore will debunk some of the bad mortgage advice you may hear.

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Economic Update with Jerry Bowyer

February 13, 2019

Our host Rob West sits down with Jerry for a lively discussion on all things economic and how they can affect us.

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What the IRS Won’t Tell You

February 13, 2019

Do you have all the information you need to file your taxes given the many changes to the tax code? The IRS website is a great resource, but they may not tell you everything. Rob West shares some insights to help you avoid trouble with the tax man.

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Economic Update – With Jerry Bowyer

February 13, 2019

Rob West speaks with economist, Jerry Bowyer, about our current economic conditions and how it all affects us.

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Gender Issues in the Workplace

February 12, 2019

Women have always played a role in the workplace. But that role has changed over time and within different cultures — workplace concerns have become social, political and even legal. But what about biblical?

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Things That Don’t Happen

February 12, 2019

We're grateful for answers to prayer. We love it when God shows up and "does" something. But Rob West says we need to be thankful when it looks like God isn't doing something because we can't always see what goes on behind the scene.

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Gender Issues in the Workplace

February 12, 2019

Rob West and Steve Moore take a brief look at gender issues in the workplace.

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Create a Thriving Family Legacy with Jeff Rogers

February 11, 2019

Our host Rob West discusses that with Jeff Rogers— author of Create a Thriving Family Legacy—How to Share your Wisdom and Wealth with your Children and Grandchildren.

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Gender Issues in the Workplace

February 11, 2019

Women have always played a role in the workplace, but that role has changed over time and in different cultures. Workplace concerns have become social, political and even legal. But Rob West says there's a Biblical response that we need to remember.

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Creating A Thriving Family Legacy – With Jeff Rogers

February 11, 2019

Steve Moore and Rob West speak with author Jeff Rogers about his book Creating a Thriving Family Legacy.

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The Faith-Based Business with Jim Wise

February 8, 2019

There’s more to running a faith-based business than hanging a Bible verse on your wall or putting a fish on your business card. Rob West discusses that with Certified Financial Planner Jim Wise.

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The Faith-Based Business with Jim Wise

February 8, 2019

There’s more to running a faith-based business than hanging a Bible verse on your wall or putting a fish on your business card. Rob West discusses that with Certified Financial Planner and author, Jim Wise.

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Where is God?

February 8, 2019

Are you tired of battling to make ends meet each month? Do you wonder where God is in your financial situation? Rob West suggests ways to approach your situation that can lead to your bringing glory to God and restoring your faith in His provision.

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Don’t Wait ‘Til Spring To Buy a House

February 7, 2019

Thinking the real estate season doesn’t start until spring? That’s old school. There’s no reason not to buy a house now. In fact, the dead of winter might just be the best time of year to buy a house for several reasons...

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Don't Wait 'Til Spring to Buy a House

February 7, 2019

Thinking the real estate season doesn’t start until spring? That’s old school. There’s no reason NOT to buy a house now. In fact, Rob West says the dead of winter might just be the best time of year to buy a house and he'll give you several reasons.

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Consumer Debt Rising

February 7, 2019

The US Economy is going gangbusters, but it's not all good news. Americans have more consumer debt than ever, and it's largely due to the booming economy. Rob West breaks it all down and shows how to avoid getting trapped.

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Consumer Debt Rising

February 6, 2019

There’s no doubt about it, the U.S economy’s going gangbusters. 4% GDP growth, 50-year unemployment lows even the stock market is still strong despite recent setbacks, but it’s not all sunshine. Economists have found a dark cloud in the silver lining...

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Push on Through

February 6, 2019

Now that we're more than a month into the new year, there's a great temptation for people who started a New Year's exercise regimen to give up. Experts say it's best to push on through. Rob West says the same about keeping your new financial habits.

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Consumer Debt Rising

February 6, 2019

Steve Moore and Rob West discuss consumer debt. They discuss details of how Americans have more consumer debt than ever before and why this matters to us. They also give practical tips on how best to stay out of debt.

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The Dangers of Debt with Ron Blue

February 5, 2019

When he wasn’t flying kites in thunderstorms, Ben Franklin often wrote thoughtful sayings. One of his wisest “He that goes a borrowing, goes a sorrowing.” The Bible has a lot to say about borrowing, too and none of it’s good.

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The Dangers of Debt with Ron Blue

February 5, 2019

When he wasn’t flying kites in thunderstorms, Ben Franklin often wrote thoughtful sayings such as, “He who goes a-borrowing goes a-sorrowing.” Rob West and Steve Moore explore the dangers of debt with Kingdom Advisors founding director, Ron Blue.

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Paycheck to Paycheck

February 5, 2019

Some people really like February because it's short. That means they get paid more frequently than normal. If this describes you, you may be in need of a little financial margin. Rob West tells you how to get some.

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Renewing New Year’s Resolutions

February 4, 2019

How are your New Year’s resolutions coming along? If you’ve been backsliding, our host Rob West has some ways for you to get back on track.

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Not All That Super

February 4, 2019

You may know who won this year's Superbowl, but what about who one it three or five or ten years ago? For most of us, things that seemed super important at the time have a way of fading. Rob West points out that the same is true of the stuff we own.

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Renewing New Year's Resolutions

February 4, 2019

On this MoneyWise, Steve Moore and Rob West discuss how to renew your New Years resolution.

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Don't Spoil Your Kids

February 2, 2019

Rob and Steve discuss a common Proverb and how it can apply practically on how to teach your children and raise them in a Godly fashion, especially when it comes to finances.

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What the IRS Won’t Tell You

February 1, 2019

The tax season is upon us once again, and that means it’s time to get serious about doing yours. But there are certain things the IRS doesn’t tell you. Rob West and Steve Moore tell you what you need to know for stress-free filing!

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What the IRS Won’t Tell You

February 1, 2019

Believe it or not— there are a few things the IRS doesn’t tell you— and they could save you a lot of grief. Financial planner and teacher Rob West lets the cat out of the bag on taxes— so to speak.

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Groundhog Day

February 1, 2019

There's a film about Groundhog Day (Feb 2) that tells of a weatherman who lives the same day over and over again until he learns an important lesson. Many are like that with money. Rob West helps us break the habits that keep us from getting ahead.

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What the IRS Won’t Tell You

February 1, 2019

Rob West and Steve Moore tell you what you need to know and offer some tax advisors’ insider tips to stress-free filing!

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What Direction (Finding your Purpose) - [Because of Bad Weather, This is a Repeat of 1-30-19]

January 31, 2019

Lessons on this MoneyWise Live from the financial “school of hard knocks” — 10 unfortunate decisions you’ll regret making— possibly for the rest of your life. Financial planner and teacher Rob West is already at the lectern— calling class to order.

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The Importance of Margin

January 31, 2019

In business, "margin" is the difference between what an item costs to produce and what it sells for. Businesses can't survive without margin, and Rob West shows that our personal lives need margin, too.

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Reducing Home Heating Bills

January 31, 2019

Rob West and Steve Moore warm things up with some great ideas to cut the cost of heating your home this winter.

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What Direction? (Finding your purpose)

January 30, 2019

Lessons on this MoneyWise Live from the financial “school of hard knocks” — 10 unfortunate decisions you’ll regret making— possibly for the rest of your life. Financial planner and teacher Rob West is already at the lectern— calling class to order.

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The Hottest New Thing

January 30, 2019

Back in 2000, fourteen internet companies spent a fortune on Superbowl 34 TV ads, and by the end of the year, the DotCom crash put many of those same companies out of business. Following the latest fad isn't always the best idea as Rob West explains.

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Ten Financial Decisions You'll Regret

January 30, 2019

Rob West discuss the top ten financial decisions you will regret for your life. They discuss things such as borrowing from your 401K, claiming social security early, paying the minimum on your credit cards, and putting off saving for retirement.

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Gene Kits and Insurance

January 29, 2019

With all the job switching going on in today’s labor market, all those 401(k)s from previous jobs might get lost in the mix. Financial planner and teacher Rob West has some interesting new details.

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A Financial Cushion

January 29, 2019

January 29th is Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day. Bubble wrap provides a cushion of air to protect things from getting damaged. Rob West explains that having a financial cushion is important, too.

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Automatic 401k Transfers

January 29, 2019

Workers, especially younger ones, aren’t hanging around for 30 years anymore hoping to get a gold watch. Something is getting lost in the shuffle: all of those 401(k)s from previous jobs and Rob West and Steve Moore have some interesting new details.

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Paying Off Christmas Debt with Neile Simon

January 28, 2019

If you spent money you didn’t have on the holidays and now must face reality— you’ll want to take notes today. Financial planner and teacher Rob West talks about paying off Christmas debt with Neile Simon of Christian Credit Counselors.

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Tax Attitude

January 28, 2019

It's Tax time! Taxes are a hassle to be sure, but scripture tells us there are authorities over us for a reason, and we should have a Godly attitude when it comes to paying our taxes. Rob West explains.

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Paying Off Christmas Debt – With Neile Simon

January 28, 2019

Rob West is joined by Neile Simon, from Christian Credit Counselors, to discuss how to pay off Christmas Debt.

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Lower Your Taxes

January 26, 2019

On this MoneyWise, Rob West and Steve Moore have some ways to lower your tax burden in 2019.

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Bogus Credit Advice

January 25, 2019

Financial planner and teacher Rob West has credit score advice to avoid.