Investing

Moody Radio Interview 9-12-17 – Hoarding is Idolatry

Does saving money present us with the danger of desiring creation over the Creator?    Scripture warns us over and over to guard our hearts and to set our hopes on God and not riches.  Hoarding is the topic of this week’s interview.  You can read the related article on hoarding here.  The following recording is…

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Hoarding Is Idolatry

Hoarding is a form of idolatry.  It is the result of our heart choosing creation over the Creator.  “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also (Matthew 6:21). When it comes to the area of saving and investing, hoarding can be defined as saving money without a specific need in mind and…

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Moody Radio Interview 9-5-17 – Saving

Are we saving money for God’s glory or our own?  That’s an important question to ask as we attempt to guard our hearts.  God-honoring saving is the topic of this week’s interview.  You can read the related article on saving here.  The following recording is from “Mornings with Kelli and Linda” on Moody Radio Indiana (97.9…

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Moody Radio Interview 8-29-17 – Owning Private Property

Is it biblical and God-honoring for us to want to own private property or is that a function of greed?  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 an article on private property ownership here. For more…

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Moody Radio Interview 8-15-17 – Retirement

Are we saving enough to be able to provide for our family in retirement and are we doing it with a biblical mindset?  Most of us are probably missing at least one of those marks.  That was the topic of this week’s interview.  The following recording is from “Mornings with Kelli and Linda” on Moody…

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Moody Radio Interview 5-30-17 – Workplace Retirement Plans

We discussed workplace retirement plans 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 and investment issues…

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Managing Your Workplace Retirement Plan – Part II

Americans have a potential retirement crisis on their hands.  As we discussed in Part I of this article, the move from company-sponsored pension plans to employee contribution plans (e.g. 401(k) and 403(b) plans) transferred the responsibility to save for retirement from the employer to employees.  What is beginning to become evident is that individuals aren’t…

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Managing Your Workplace Retirement Plan – Part I

1978 brought about a change in legislation that forever changed the landscape of American retirement planning. That was the year that saw the creation of the 401(k). Up to that point, retirement plans offered by employers were primarily defined benefit pension plans. As the name would indicate, you earned a defined monthly benefit at retirement…

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Moody Radio Interview 1-3-17 – Gambling

We discussed gambling on today’s 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 time mentoring and educating individuals…

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Gambling: Many Sins Rolled Into One Activity

On the surface, gambling appears to be a fun activity that appeals to people for a variety of reasons.  For some, gambling provides a source of entertainment.  For others, it provides hope for a better life.  Regardless of what aspect of gambling is appealing, at its core it is the manifestation of many sins against…

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