Posts Tagged ‘Retirement’

Common 401k Investment Mistakes

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The days of the company pension providing workers with an income stream through the retirement years is quickly fading away.  Today, most workers are responsible for their own retirement savings and this is most commonly done through the company-sponsored retirement plan.  These plans can go by different names and numbers, like 401(k) or 403(b), but…

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Social Security

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More and more baby boomers are entering retirement and with that time of life comes the concern about how they continue to pay the bills once they stop working. One of the topics that often comes up in retirement conversations is Social Security. For most people, Social Security is something they haven’t spent much time…

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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 6-18-18 – 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 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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