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.
|The Bible on Earning |
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.
|January 05, 2023||00:54:10|
|Pricing Life Insurance |
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.
|January 04, 2023||00:54:11|
|Financial Tweaks for 2023 |
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.
|January 03, 2023||00:54:11|
|New Name for a New Year |
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.
|January 02, 2023||00:54:03|
|Unknown 401k Rule? |
To win at any game you first have to know the rules. That’s true for everything from Monopoly to your 401k.
|December 29, 2022||00:42:51|
|Questions for Blended Families |
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.
|December 28, 2022||00:42:51|
|Title Fraud Insurance |
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.
|December 27, 2022||00:42:51|
|Envy: A Sin By Any Name |
If you need evidence that there’s something wrong with our culture, look no further than how it treats envy.
|December 22, 2022||00:42:51|
|10 Important Financial Moves for 2023 |
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.
|December 20, 2022||00:42:51|
|Family Generosity |
Christian actress Candace Cameron Bure once said, “The memories we make with our family are everything.”
|December 19, 2022||00:42:51|
|For-Profit Investing to End Slavery |
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.
|December 16, 2022||00:54:10|
|Last Minute Christmas Shopping |
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.
|December 15, 2022||00:42:51|
|Getting Rid of a Credit Card |
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.
|December 15, 2022||00:54:11|
|Financial Services For Christians |
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.
|December 14, 2022||00:54:19|
|An I-Bond Primer |
There’s no question that I-Bonds became hugely popular in 2022. But are they still a smart choice for the average investor? On today's MoneyWise on AFR, host Rob West will give us an I-Bond primer and share the reasons why we should still consider them as an investment option. Then we'll open our phone lines for your questions on any financial topic.
|December 13, 2022||00:54:12|
|Your Personal Cost of Living |
We all know the cost of living has risen this year, but do you know what your personal cost of living is? On today's MoneyWise on AFR, Rob West will explain how to calculate your personal cost of living and why it’s important for you to know what it is. Then he’ll answer your calls and questions on various financial topics.
|December 12, 2022||00:54:20|
|Your Dollars Serving God's Kingdom |
There are ten thousand banks and credit unions these days where you can open an account but not many allow you to directly serve the Kingdom with your savings. Today on MoneyWise on AFR host Rob West will introduce one that does with guest Aaron Caid. The Rob will take your calls and financial questions.
|December 09, 2022||00:54:11|
|Time Really Is Money |
Most people understand that time has value. What a lot of folks don’t understand is just how valuable time really is. Because, if they did, it just might change the way they spend money. On today's MoneyWise on AFR, host Rob West will help us figure out what our time is worth. Then he’ll answer your questions on various financial topics.
|December 08, 2022||00:54:11|
|Wise Year-End Giving |
God’s Word has a lot to say about being generous, but it also repeatedly cautions us to be wise in our affairs—especially those related to our finances. On today's MoneyWise on AFR, host Rob West will talk about how you can be both wise and generous with your year-end giving. Then Rob will answer your calls on various financial topics.
|December 07, 2022||00:54:11|
|Drawing Up Your Estate Plan |
Would you invite strangers into your house to pour over your personal financial details? You may not realize it, but if you neglect to create a will for yourself before you die, that’s essentially what you’re doing. On today's MoneyWise on AFR, host Rob West will talk about drawing up your estate plan. Then we'll open our phone lines for your questions on any financial topic.
|December 06, 2022||00:54:11|