Lifestyle/Spending

Capping Your Lifestyle

Capping Lifestyle

Have you ever taken the time to ask yourself how much is enough?  It’s a question we should really all explore from time to time.  The world around us seems to be on a never-ending chase for happiness and satisfaction and rarely takes time to sit back and enjoy the things they already have.  Today,…

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Moody Radio Interview 3-25-19 – Buying a Car

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Our car buying decisions will have a major impact on our overall financial situation.  Those that overspend on vehicles will suffer the consequences of spending too much money on depreciating assets.  On the other hand, the person that spends within their means will reap the benefits of using their money for better purposes.  The following…

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Moody Radio Interview 1-14-19 – Money Mistakes Couples Make

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Money is commonly listed as one of the top sources of stress in a marriage regardless of how money they actually have.  In this interview, we discuss some of the common mistakes that couples make when it comes to handling money and how to avoid them.  You can also red the full article here.  The…

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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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Seeing the Opportunity Costs of Your Spending

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I can safely say that we all have limited resources, so at some point we’re going to run out of money before we run out of desires.  So, for every item we decide to buy, another lands on the scrap heap of unaffordable dreams.  The value of the item that was sacrificed is considered to…

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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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A Place to Call Home

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The decisions a person has to make related to housing are numerous enough to warrant their own book.  It starts with the question of whether you should rent or buy and then regardless of which way you choose, you’re met with an array of secondary questions to answer.  As with so many things in life,…

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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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