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Moody Radio Interview 6-25-18 – Americans Aren’t Saving

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It’s probably not a surprise to hear that Americans are not doing a very good job saving.  The typical reasons given range from monthly expenses being too high to simply not getting around to it yet.  The real concern is that if we aren’t able to save when the economy has been good for nearly…

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Moody Radio Interview 6-4-18 – Living Paycheck to Paycheck

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Statistics show that almost 60% of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck and have less than $500 in savings.  Those individuals are in a position where a single unexpected expense will force them to take on debt and commit their futures to someone else other than God.  We need to explore how to end that…

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Moody Radio Interview 3-26-18 – Money Mistakes Couples Make

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Money problems often make the short list when it comes to causes of marital tension.  We’ve identified some frequent mistakes to avoid and they are the topic of this week’s discussion.  You can read the full article on this topic here.  The following recording is from “Mornings with Kelli and Steve” on Moody Radio Indiana…

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Money Mistakes Couples Make

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Money is one of the most common sources of marital stress and it’s no wonder since it touches almost all areas of our lives in one way or another.  Through my years of working with couples, I’ve identified some common conditions where the lack of a marital component often leads to financial conflict.  Regardless of…

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Moody Radio Interview 1-29-18 – Home Ownership

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People often say renting is throwing away money, but are there times when it makes sense to rent instead of buying a home?  If buying is the right decision, what do I need to consider when making that decision?  In this week’s interview we take a look at how to think through these important decisions…

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Moody Radio Interview 1-22-18 – Understanding Your Financial Picture

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It’s not very productive to try to get directions from your GPS with the current location turned off.  Attempting to improve your financial situation without knowing where you currently stand is not much more productive.  In this week’s interview we discuss the process of understanding your financial picture and how to use that information to…

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Moody Radio Interview 1-8-18 – Fixing our Finances in the New Year

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Has January revealed the unfortunate reality that you’ve overextended your spending over the Christmas holiday?  In this week’s interview we discuss how we can get control of our finances and honor God with our money.  The following recording is from “Mornings with Kelli” on Moody Radio Indiana (97.9 FM). For more information on Moody Radio,…

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Moody Radio Interview 5-23-17 – Summer Vacations

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We discussed summer vacations in this broadcast.  The following recording is from “Mornings with Kelli and Linda” on Moody Radio Indiana (97.9 FM). For more information on Moody Radio, go to moodyradio.org/indiana.   Brad Graber, CFP® has been working with clients on personal financial planning and investment issues since 1996. He invests his time mentoring…

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Moody Radio Interview 5-9-17 – Capping Your Lifestyle

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We discussed the idea of capping your lifestyle in this broadcast.  The following recording is from “Mornings with Kelli and Linda” on Moody Radio Indiana (97.9 FM).  You can read the corresponding article here. For more information on Moody Radio, go to moodyradio.org/indiana.   Brad Graber, CFP® has been working with clients on personal financial planning…

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Moody Radio Interview 5-2-17 – 6 Principles for Defining Your Lifestyle

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We discussed 6 principles for defining your lifestyle in this broadcast.  The following recording is from “Mornings with Kelli and Linda” on Moody Radio Indiana (97.9 FM).  You can read the corresponding article here. For more information on Moody Radio, go to moodyradio.org/indiana.   Brad Graber, CFP® has been working with clients on personal financial planning…

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