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Howard Dayton and Steve Moore spend a half hour each weekday helping listeners with their financial questions. Money Wise offers a practical, biblical and good-natured approach to managing your time, talents and resources.

Howard Dayton and Steve Moore spend a half hour each weekday helping listeners with their financial questions. Money Wise offers a practical, biblical and good-natured approach to managing your time, talents and resources.
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Howard Dayton and Steve Moore spend a half hour each weekday helping listeners with their financial questions. Money Wise offers a practical, biblical and good-natured approach to managing your time, talents and resources.

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Episodes

It Seemed Like A Good Idea...

4/21/2018
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https://compass1.org/resources/spending-plans/ https://compass1.org/resources/calculators/ Whenever someone says It seemed like a good idea at the time you know you just about to hear a sad tale of woe and it often involves finances. In this show, Steve Moore and Rob West list some less-than-brilliant-things people do with their money so you can avoid making the same mistakes including: -Taking out cash on your credit card -Cosigning a loan -Playing the lottery -Taking out a Pay Day loan...

Duration:00:24:59

Have your giving habits changed?

4/20/2018
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Are you a generous giver? Is there a chance you used to be a generous giver but things have changed? If so, what happened? Lost your job, gotten into debt, or just have some doubts that God really will provide? Today Steve and Rob explore the question giving to God or trusting in God, which is harder? Sometimes believers start out generous but from some reason, giving might change. Things that might cause this could be a change in income, burdensome debt, a major life change (divorce,...

Duration:00:24:59

Five Debt Warning Signs

4/19/2018
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Debt can be a little bit like your weight. If you dont monitor it, it can sneak up on you. Today, Rob West and Steve Moore talk about some warning signs not to ignore when it comes to debt. For example, when youre reluctant to find out just much debt you really have, you probably have a bigger debt problem than you want to admit. If you find that these warning signs apply to you, be willing to acknowledge it. If theres some shame involved, be truthful and be willing to be accountable. Next,...

Duration:00:24:59

529 Plan Mistakes

4/18/2018
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Today on Money Wise, Steve Moore and Rob West chat about 529 plans.They offer advice on what they are and some common mistakes peoplemake relating to them. They talk about mistakes like assuming yourmoney will grow, forgetting to adjust your asset allocation andsavings rate, getting the timing of your contributions wrong, gettingthe timing of your withdrawals wrong, and emptying the account whenyour child doesn't need the money. Next, they answer yourquestions at (800)525-7000...

Duration:00:24:59

Myths About Women and Money

4/17/2018
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Today, Rob West and Steve Moore shatter some of the myths about women and money. For example, In the past, people have said that women arent good at business. Thats false. In fact, women make up a full 1/3 of new entrepreneurs. Proverbs 31 gives us a good picture of a hard working, innovative woman. Next, Rob and Steve answer your questions at (800) 525-7000 and MoneyWise@Compass1.org about the following: Were retiring in 5 years, and we want to know where to start. Im a recent federal...

Duration:00:24:59

Using Extreme Budgeting

4/16/2018
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Today on Money Wise, Steve Moore and Rob West offer advice on what todo when a financial setback hits you out of the blue. Rob talks aboutsteps to take such as first, pray and trust God, avoiding the big hit,paying close attention to credit card statements, prioritizing yourbills, and stopping retirement saving. Next, theyanswer your questions at(800) 525-7000 andquestions@moneywise.orgabout the following:- Is it wise to sell a home that you have only been in for two years?-I retried last...

Duration:00:24:59

Favorite Utility Scams

4/14/2018
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There are some things in life that are necessities and your utilities are one of them. Just try living less than a day without electricity, water or heat and you suddenly realize how much you depend on these services and thats why scammers are targeting you. Steve and Rob explain how to thwart scammers who falsely identify themselves as representatives from your utility company to gain access to your personal information. Things that should alert you to a spoofing call from a scammer:...

Duration:00:24:59

Springtime Maintenance Suggestions

4/13/2018
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Dont you just love Spring time? Birds are coming back, daffodils are blooming and, if you live in Boston, youll soon be able to dig out your car! Winter weather and moisture can lead to a lot of damage if not properly addressed so Steve reveals some Spring time money saving tips for keeping your household in order: -Check for loose or leaky gutters. -Fill low area around the foundation with compacted soil. -Probe wood trim around windows, doors, railings and such for rot. -Check the roof...

Duration:00:24:59

Ways to Unspoil Your Kids

4/12/2018
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Today, Rob West and Steve Moore discuss some things to help get your kids on the right track financially. For example, help them set up a simple budgeting process., setting aside 1/3 for saving, 1/3 for giving, and 1/3 for spending. Next, Rob and Steve answer your questions at (800) 525-7000 andquestions@moneywise.orgabout the following: My husband and I are in the military and are investing 15 percent of our pay into the Thrift Savings Plan. We have heard that we should only contribute up...

Duration:00:24:59

The Dangers Of Stubborn Pride

4/11/2018
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Today on Money Wise, Steve Moore and Rob West discuss how to see pride in your life with your finances. They look at what the Bible says about pride and offer tips on how to avoid getting prideful in our lives. Next, they answer yourquestions at (800)525-7000 andquestions@moneywise.orgabout the following:- I am having issues with my insurance renewal. It states premium increased due to credit report. My agent was no help. Advice?- I started a small distributing company, and have initial...

Duration:00:24:59

Learning From Baseball

4/10/2018
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In baseball, tracking the number and understanding tendencies helps you win. Theres a lot that baseball can teach us about money. Today, Rob West and Steve Moore discuss how stats can help us live as wise financial stewards. Tracking the flow of money in and out helps us monitor the amount of money we have. Next, Rob and Steve answer your questions at (800) 525-7000 andquestions@moneywise.orgabout the following: Im selling my house. When the sale goes through, Ill have about $300,000 to...

Duration:00:24:59

Who's The Boss Of Your Money?

4/9/2018
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Today on Money Wise, Steve Moore and Rob West discuss how important it is to know who is in charge of your money. They offer some direction on how to own your money and not let your money own you. Some of Rob's suggestions include carrying cash, making more than minimum payments, paying off smallest balances first, charging only what you can pay off each month, and determine what to do with a bonus. Next, theyanswer your questions at(800) 525-7000 andquestions@moneywise.orgabout the...

Duration:00:24:59

Don't Forget To Rest

4/7/2018
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Today on Money Wise, Steve Moore and Rob West discuss God's prescription for a healthy and productive life. They talk about the perfect balance between work and rest, and how important rest is to our daily lives. Next, they answer your questions at(800) 525-7000 and MoneyWise@Compass1.org about the following:- I have just sold a home that we have been renting for about 5 years. We will net about 115K. We owe on our current home 165K. Should we apply the money we make towards our current...

Duration:00:24:59

God’s Ways are Different

4/6/2018
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Can you remember what life was like before you became a Christian? How the things you said, did and thought were a lot different from your life now? The Christian Life is different because Gods ways are not our ways and that includes how we handle our money. Today Steve Moore and Rob West discuss these topics related to how Gods ways are different: -God owns everything we have. -How we handle money has a huge impact on the intimacy with our relationship with God. -God wants us to be...

Duration:00:24:59

Compass to MoneyWise Media Handoff

4/5/2018
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Today, Rob West and Steve Moore talk to Compass founder, Howard Dayton. In the same way that Rob followed in Howards footsteps, Howard followed in Larry Burketts. And through the years and ministry mergers, the message of MoneyWise hasnt changed. Today on the program, Howard announces yet another change. Next, Rob and Steve answer your questions at (800) 525-7000 and MoneyWise@Compass1.org about the following: -My wife and I are expecting our first child. Were renting our house, but wed...

Duration:00:24:59

Assessing Extended Auto Warranties

4/4/2018
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Today on Money Wise, Steve Moore and Rob West discuss extended auto warranties and if they are a good idea or not. Rob's advice is to buy a quality car and pass on the warranty. Next, they answer your questions at (800)525-7000 and MoneyWise@Compass1.org about the following:- I am getting married in August. My fiance and I both own homes in the same area. We want to get a new place together. What is the best way to sell these homes? Or should we rent them out?- My husband is getting ready...

Duration:00:24:59

Let’s Talk Life and Long-Term Care Insurance—With Greg Freeman

4/3/2018
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Today, Rob West and Steve Moore have some tips for life insurance shoppers. How much can you afford? Whats the best place to buy it? Do children need it? What if your children have moved out? Helping Rob and Steve with all of your insurance questions is insurance expert Greg Freeman. They discuss the following: -How much life insurance do I need? -Do single people need life insurance? -How does a life insurance company evaluate my health? -Is term or whole life better? Be sure to click the...

Duration:00:24:59

How To Find Contentment

4/2/2018
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Today on Money Wise, Steve Moore and Rob West discuss how to find true contentment. They discuss how to use a spending plan, live as a faithful steward, and how best to save for the future. They discuss how all of this plays a big role in finding true financial contentment. Rob also offers suggestions how how to take your mind of yourself and put it on others and how this can play a role in contentment as well. Next, theyanswer your questions at(800) 525-7000 and MoneyWise@Compass1.org...

Duration:00:24:59

Excuses of Non Budgeters

3/31/2018
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Today on Money Wise, Steve Moore and Rob West take a tongue and cheek look at the famous last words of the people who put off setting up a spending plan and the unpleasantness that sometimes follows. They talk about the peace of mind setting up a spending plan gives you and offer advice on how to do so. Next, they answer your questions at (800) 525-7000 and MoneyWise@Compass1.org about the following:- What is the best way to tithe on social security?- I am 73 years old and have excellent...

Duration:00:24:59

Money Myths

3/30/2018
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Rob references Steven Goldbarts book Affluence Intelligence - http://www.affluenceintelligence.com Rob mentions one of his favorite online resources on the subject of student loans https://studentloadhero.com Matthew 6:4-6 addresses with tithing in secret. The Abominable Snowman, unicorns and zombies what do all these have in common and what does it have to do with money? On this issue of MoneyWise, Rob lists and expands on five myths folks may hold about finances: I dont make enough money...

Duration:00:24:59

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