Rob West

Help with Heating Bills

December 8, 2020
00:00 24:57

As we head into winter in the midst of a pandemic, many people are wondering, “How can I lower my heating bill?” Keeping the furnace going over the long winter months can be challenging. Today, host Rob West and Steve Moore talk about ways to save on heating and more.


·      With many families and individuals staying home, heating costs are going up. They no longer have the option to turn the heat off while they’re out of the house.


·      The Mayday Budget can help you prioritize your spending with limited income.


·      If you can’t pay your heating bill, call your utility provider and let them know your situation. They may be able to come up with a plan to allow you to keep having heat.


·      Be organized and be prepared to tell your utility provider about your current financial situation. Have your utility bill handy to discuss.


·      To see if you qualify for energy assistance under the Low Income Home Energy Assistance program, start by visiting the National Energy Assistance Referral website


Here are a couple of questions we answered from our callers on today’s program:


·      I have access to a matched 401(k) at my work. Would that be something I should invest in?


·      I’m 11 years old and I have about $300 in savings. What would you recommend I do with my savings?


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MoneyWise is a daily radio ministry of MoneyWise Media. Hosted by Rob West, the program offers a practical, biblical and good-natured approach to managing your time, talents and resources.

About Rob West

Rob West is the host of the nationally syndicated radio programs MoneyWise and The MoneyWise Minute heard on more than 900 radio outlets each day. Rob also serves as the President of Kingdom Advisors, an international community of financial professionals who are specialists in delivering biblically wise financial advice. Rob serves as primary spokesperson for the organization and gives leadership to organizational strategy.

A radio veteran, Rob previously co-hosted a live, call-in, financial radio program with his father from 1998 through 2008 at WAFG, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Rob has dedicated his professional career to working at the intersection of faith and finance having led a successful faith-based financial services firm, serving as the host of several radio programs on a biblical approach to finance, and speaking frequently on the topic. Rob and his wife, Julie, live in Marietta, GA with their four children.


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