Rob West

The Rising Cost of College

June 12, 2014
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Howard Dayton and Steve Moore discuss the dramatic increase in tuition costs and give some suggestions for avoiding student debt. Then answer listener questions at (800) 525-7000 and"

  • "I had some AutoZone stocks that I bought for $20 a share. They went up in value to $500 a share and now make up a large percentage of my investment portfolio. Should I sell some of those and reinvest in something else to keep things more balanced?"
  • "My husband is self-employed and has a decent retirement fund set aside.  We have a piece of property we'd like to sell that should bring in about $1 million.  What should we do with that money?" Howard emphasizes the importance of giving and of seeking the counsel of an investment advisor who shares your values.(He mentions the websites and
  • "Husband and wife are nearing retirement and wondering if it's a good time to buy a home. If so, what mortgages should they consider?" (Howard encourages the caller to keep fixed expenses as low as possible and to consider purchasing a more modest house to avoid unnecessary debt.)

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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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