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Moody Radio Interview 1-15-18 – Tax Law Changes

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Tax laws are changing and when the rules of the game change, we need to know how the new ones are going to affect us.  In this week’s interview we discuss the standard deduction and a few other changes that will affect our tax situations in the coming years.  The following recording is from “Mornings…

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Private Property: Do Monks and Marxists Have It Right?

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Ownership of private property is one of those issues where we find polarizing views.  Are possessions good or are they evil?  Should man be allowed to own things individually or should everything be shared in community?  Benedictine monks believe that it’s better to not own any private property and are only allowed to do so…

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Moody Radio Interview 1-24-17 – Married Couples and Money

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We discussed married couples and 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…

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Financial Classes Must First Address the Heart

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Our churches are filled with people trying to improve their financial condition.  Their goals can range from getting debt free and becoming “financially free” to finally building an emergency fund or saving for retirement.  Churches and organizations have responded to these desires by offering programs that promise to do those very things.  Despite the numerous…

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Moody Radio Interview 1-3-17 – Gambling

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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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Moody Radio Interview 11-1-2016

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I had the privilege of being interviewed on the topics of stewardship and giving on the local Moody station the other day.  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…

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Is It Wrong to Want Eternal Rewards?

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Have you ever struggled with the idea that you sometimes find yourself being obedient to God because you desire the rewards He’s promised?  Is it selfish to want to receive those things?  Shouldn’t you want to do the right thing purely out of a love and desire to please God?  These are all questions many…

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Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft

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They say imitation is the greatest form of flattery.  This may be so in some cases, but not when it comes to someone stealing your identity and pretending to be you financially.  In this scenario, it’s damaging financially and emotionally and ultimately creates a huge procedural burden to make it all go away. I will…

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Credit Card Survival Guide

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I’ve heard it said there are two types of people that use credit cards, those that benefit from the service without paying for it and those who foolishly provide all the corporate profits.  Regular use of credit cards could be compared to swimming in shark infested water.  If you know what you’re doing and understand…

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