Airing live at 9am CST on American Family Radio, Faith & Finance with Rob West, along with special guests and financial experts, aims to provide biblical wisdom on a variety of financial topics as well as answers to call-in questions. Originating in 1988, Larry Burkett, co-founder of Christian Financial Concepts and Crown Financial Ministries, started a question-and-answer radio program with co-host Steve Moore called “Money Matters”. After Larry’s passing and homegoing in 2003, Crown’s other co-founder, Howard Dayton, became the new host and in 2011, Money Matters was transformed into MoneyWise by Howard’s new organization, Compass Finances God’s Way. In 2017, Kingdom Advisors (another organization Larry Burkett co-founded) acquired the MoneyWise radio broadcast ministry and in January 2023 the ministry changed it's name to Faith & Finance. Today, under the leadership of radio host Rob West, Faith & Finance can be found on your favorite podcast platform and on the AFR website and mobile app.
Emotions can cause a lot of trouble, especially if you allow them to get anywhere near your money. And two of the most troublesome emotions are fear and greed. On today's Faith & Finance on AFR, Rob West will explain how scam artists use fear and greed to separate you from your hard earned cash and what you can do to avoid becoming a victim of their schemes. Then he’ll answer your calls and financial questions.
If Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, you could call these few post-holiday weeks the most introspective time of the year. On today's Faith & Finance on AFR, host Rob West welcomes Jason Myhre to discuss how this is a time when we can resolve to live with greater faith and purpose, and that should include how we go about investing. Then Rob will answer your questions on various financial topics.
You want to save more, but you don’t think you make enough. So, is earning more money really the answer? On today's Faith & Finance on AFR, host Rob West will explain that the amount you save doesn’t have much to do with your salary, but rather depends on what kind of saver you are. Then he’ll answer your calls on various financial topics.
Jesus makes it pretty clear in Matthew 6 that we can’t serve both God and money. But how can we keep ourselves from becoming slaves to money? On today's Faith & Finance on AFR, host Rob West will unpack the treasure principle and remind us of the biblical truth that where your treasure is, there your heart will follow. Then he'll answer your questions on different financial topics.
As a new year gets underway, many people feel motivated to do things like lose weight and cut back on social media. But something else you should consider is getting out of debt. On today's Faith & Finance on AFR, Rob West will share some practical ideas for turning your new year’s resolution to reduce your debt into genuine progress toward that goal. Then he’ll answer your calls on various financial topics.
The Bible tells us that only God sees the future, but it also says we should prepare for it. Does that include churches? The short answer is yes. On today's Faith and Finance on AFR, Rob West will explain how churches need to have an emergency fund and he’ll describe what it should look like. Then he’ll answer several caller's financial questions and Jerry Bowyer will join us to give his analysis on market investments in the new year.
The Bible is the most published and read book in history, containing more than 2,300 references to money. But what does it have to say about earning money? On today's Faith and Finance on AFR, host Rob West will explain that some of the Bible verses we find that talk about earning money may surprise you. Then he’ll answer your questions on various financial topics.
If you have loved ones who depend on your income, having the appropriate amount of life insurance is an essential part of your financial plan. But how do you avoid overpaying for it? On today's Faith and Finance on AFR, host Rob West will tell us how to avoid paying too much for life insurance. Then Rob will answer some calls on various financial topics.
You’re hoping that 2023 will be a better year for your finances than last year was, but how can you make that happen? On today's Faith and Finance on AFR, host Rob West will share some steps you can take to strengthen your financial condition. Then he'll answer your questions on a variety of financial topics.
It’s a brand-new year and that’s always a great time to make changes and the MoneyWise team is excited to tell you about some big ones they’re making. On today's Faith & Finance on AFR, Rob West will talk to Chad Clark about how they are strengthening the way they express the Christian worldview of faith and finances by taking on a new name for the new year.
To win at any game you first have to know the rules. That’s true for everything from Monopoly to your 401k.
Well, managing your 401k is certainly no game. It’s serious business. On today's MoneyWise on AFR host Rob west discusses a little-known rule about your 401k that could be a real blessing in a financial crisis. The Rob will answer questions on a various financial topics.
Are you a parent in a blended family? Or planning to be one? If so, you need to get answers to a lot of financial questions. Blended families face more challenges for getting the marriage to work. But getting everything “out on the table” is a big step toward making that happen. Today on MoneyWise on AFR host Rob West will talk about this with Ron Deal and Greg Pettys. Then Rob will answer questions on a variety of financial topics.
You’ve heard the commercials for insurance that locks your title and protects your house. But is it really worth it? Just the words, “home title fraud” are enough to cause concern for many homeowners. Today on MoneyWise on AFR host Rob West will examine insurance products on the market that claim to provide protection. Then he'll answer your financial questions.
If you need evidence that there’s something wrong with our culture, look no further than how it treats envy.
In the past, envy was discouraged. People might have expressed it privately, but certainly not in public. Today on MoneyWise on AFR host Rob West will discuss how envy is exalted and almost considered a virtue. Then Rob will answer questions on a variety of financial topics.
Ask not what your finances will do to you in 2023, ask what you will do with your finances. Okay, that’s a play on a famous JFK quote but I think it describes the need to take a proactive role with your finances in the New Year coming up. Today on MoneyWise on AFR host Rob West is joined today by Mark Biller to tell us how to do that. Then it’s your calls on various financial topics.
Christian actress Candace Cameron Bure once said, “The memories we make with our family are everything.”
Family memories take on special meaning at this time of year when we gather for the holidays and today on MoneyWise on AFR host Rob West talks with Becky Cullum about some of the best memories you can make involving giving. Then Rob will take your calls on a variety of financial topics.
Faith-based investing continues to grow as a movement. So, what are the best options that will make a difference? On today's MoneyWise on AFR, Rob West will talk with Rachel McDonough about investing to end modern-day slavery. Then we'll open our phone lines for your questions on any financial topic.
Believe it or not, some folks out there haven’t even started their Christmas shopping yet - and you know who you are. With just 4 shopping days left, time is running short. But if you’re just getting started with gift buying, you still have time to do it right. Today on MoneyWise on AFR host Rob West and Howard Dayton give us advice for last minute Christmas shopping. Then Rob will answer your questions on various financial topics.
It’s easy to get rid of a credit card. Just cancel it. But is that the best way? And what if there’s a balance? On today's MoneyWise on AFR, host Rob West will explain the easiest way to get rid of a credit card may not be the best way to handle an account when you’re done using it. Then he’ll answer your questions on various financial topics.
Today Christians are expressing a variety of considerations and needs as it relates to their financial decisions, and there are a growing number of options for them to consider. On today's MoneyWise on AFR, host Rob West will talk with David Spika of Guidestone, about the financial services they provide. Then Rob will answer your calls on various financial topics.