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. On today's MoneyWise Live, host Rob West will talk with Ron Deal and Greg Pettys about some steps you can take toward overcoming the challenges that blended families often face. Then Rob will answer some calls on various financial topics.
Ron Deal is director of FamilyLife Blended, a division of FamilyLife. He is a family therapist and conference speaker specializing in marriage enrichment and stepfamily education. His top selling books and online articles make him one of the most widely read and referenced authors on stepfamilies in the world. He is a member of the Stepfamily Expert Council for the National Stepfamily Resource Center and is a licensed marriage and family therapist and licensed professional counselor. He and his wife, Nan, have been married since 1986 and have three boys.
Greg Pettys is a Certified Financial Planner™ with over 34 years of experience in the financial services industry. As a CFP®, he has worked with thousands of high net worth individuals, successful business owners, and their legal and tax planning teams to implement estate planning techniques, complex wealth transfer concepts, business transition strategies, executive benefits, and creative uses of charitable trusts. He attended Georgetown College and also has the professional designations of ChFC, (Chartered Financial Consultant) and CLU, (Chartered Life Underwriter).
Through a collaborative team planning approach with attorneys and CPA's, Greg helps blended families to both reach their personal financial goals and expand their impact with multi-generational wealth transfers.
Greg is an ordained pastor with a focus on helping those less fortunate, especially those in prisons and in the nation of India. He resides in Springfield, Illinois with Johnita, his wife of 30 years, and is the proud father of six children and a grandson.
Rob West is the host of the nationally syndicated radio programs, Faith & Finance, Faith & Finance Live, and The Faith & Finance Minute. Rob also serves as the CEO and spokesperson of Kingdom Advisors, an international community of financial professionals who are specialists in delivering biblically wise financial advice. Rob has dedicated his professional career to work at the intersection of faith and finance having led a successful faith-based financial services firm and speaking frequently on the topic. Rob and his wife, Julie, live in Marietta, GA with their four children.
Fresh, relevant, and fun, Faith & Finance Live is a daily radio program to help listeners manage their finances in a way that pleases God. Join Rob West for listener interaction, expert guests, and sound advice.