Work

Is Gaming a Legitimate Career?

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There’s been a lot of talk in the past week about the 16 year old teenage boy from Pennsylvania who earned $3 million by winning the Fortnite World Cup gaming competition.  Gaming is a big sport with the most active group being teenage boys, many of whom are already earning six-figures — for playing video…

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What to Do with Your Old 401(k)

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In today’s job market – the average worker between the age of 18 and 48 has held eleven jobs. And with all of those jobs, typically comes multiple retirement accounts. So, what’s a person to do with all of those old retirement accounts when they move to a different company? This is probably one of…

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Minimum Wage

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The minimum wage is a pretty controversial topic these days as it has become a political hot button.  On the one extreme, we have those who don’t believe a minimum wage should even exist and on the other we have the argument for a minimum wage hike up to $15 per hour and beyond.  So,…

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Helping Employees Build Emergency Funds

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Personal financial struggles are impacting the lives of so many Americans that corporations are starting to take note of the many ways it’s affecting their employees.  As a result, some employers are working to take an active role in helping their employees build up emergency savings accounts.  According to Bankrate, 60% of Americans don’t have…

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Advice for Young Adults

Advice for Young Adults

How we start our journey into adulthood can often set the course for the rest of our lives, so it’s important that we make good decisions from the very beginning. The problem is that so many of the financial issues facing us at that age are completely new and we don’t know how to make…

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Moody Radio Interview 5-14-18 – Work Provides for the Poor

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The area of work has the primary responsibility of caring for the poor.  Unfortunately, when we misunderstand work and consider it something to be avoided, we fail to care for the poor in a biblical way.  While those who are able to work should, there is also the need to provide for those who can’t…

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Moody Radio Interview 4-23-18 – Work – Pt. 2

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Here is part 2 of our discussion on a biblical view of work.  You can read the related article here.  The following recording is from “Mornings with Kelli and Steve” 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…

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Moody Radio Interview 4-16-18 – Work – Pt. 1

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Unfortunately, the concept of the American dream has taken work and turned it into something to be avoided.  When we have a biblical understanding, we can see work for the gift that it really is.  Sure, the curse of sin made it harder, but the essence of work didn’t change.  You can read the related…

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Work: God’s Gift to Man

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Work is often referred to as a four-letter word and seen as a necessary evil that we want to rid ourselves of as quickly as possible.  The modern version of the “American dream” certainly doesn’t involve going to work.  Instead, we long for the day when we can sleep in and then relax on our…

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