Saving

Moody Radio Interview 9-24-18 – Saving

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Do we know why we’re saving money?  There is a good biblical reason for us to save, but we also need to be careful that our hearts and our dependency on God aren’t compromised in the process.  The following recording is from “Mornings with Kelli and Steve” on Moody Radio Indiana (97.9 FM).  For more…

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Saving: Are We Glorifying God or Man?

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God has given us a great privilege by making us stewards of the resources under our control. Our mission in managing His resources is the same as it is in every other area of our lives, to maximize His glory. As we strive to wisely manage the money at our disposal, we can choose to…

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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 6-18-18 – Social Security and Retirement Planning

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Recent reports have revealed that Medicare will become insolvent in 2026 and Social Security in 2034.  Regardless of our age, information like that should cause us to review our retirement planning assumptions and make adjustments where needed.  It also presents us with the opportunity to practice the balance between doing our part in planning for…

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

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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

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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

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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

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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 5-30-17 – Workplace Retirement Plans

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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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