Children

Moody Radio Interview 8-1-17 – Teaching Our Children to Handle Money

What are you teaching your children about God in the way you’re handling money or instructing them to manage their own money?  That was the topic of this week’s interview.  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…

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Moody Radio Interview 6-13-17 – Leaving an Inheritance for Your Children

We discussed leaving an inheritance for your children 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…

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Moody Radio Interview 2-7-17 – Identity Theft

We discussed identity theft on 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 and investment issues…

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Moody Radio Interview 1-31-17 – Teaching Teens About Money

We discussed teaching teenagers about money on this broadcast.  The following excerpt 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…

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Financial Advice for My Children

Have you ever tried to take something big and condense it into a few words?  It’s a surprisingly difficult exercise, but one that really makes you think about what’s important.  A few years ago, a University of Chicago professor decided to put his financial advice on an index card.  While he and I don’t agree…

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Expensive Weddings: It’s Time to Break the Trend

Today, it’s not uncommon for a wedding to cost as much as a new car or the down payment on a house.  Unfortunately, most couples can’t afford those costs and it either falls on the shoulders of the parents or there is debt involved.  Last year, a report from TheKnot.com showed that in 2014, the…

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College – An Opportunity to Teach Your Children

It wasn’t all that long ago that a college education was considered a privilege.  Today, our society has started acting as if it’s a requirement for anyone wanting to be “successful” in life.  Going to college is no longer the exception.  Rather, it is the expectation for many kids, regardless of their desired career path…

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Teaching Our Children to Handle Money

Our children are one of the most important resources God has given us to steward and we shouldn’t take the responsibility of raising them lightly.  We’re told in Ephesians 6:4 to “bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.”  While every day brings with it a myriad of teaching moments in our…

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Estate Planning – Leaving an Inheritance for Your Children

Regardless of whether you have abundant wealth or just scrape to get by, one thing is certain:  you won’t be taking anything with you when you leave this world.  Estate planning is our opportunity to decide who gets those assets we leave behind.  Most people I encounter haven’t given this issue much thought and simply…

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