Break free from financial bondage! Biblical Principles for Becoming Debt Free's step-by-step approach will show you how, while laying a foundation of biblical understanding regarding the stewardship of your resources. Rescue your life and liberate your future! "Endorsed by: Dr. Jack Hayford; Dr. C. Peter Wagner; Ted Haggard; Christine Caine of Hillsong Austrailia; Ron Blue president of Christian Financial Professionals Network; Chen Hui-Lin of Campus Crusade Asia; Karen Minnis, Speaker of the House -Oregon House of Representatives; Bill Greig III, President Gospel Light Publishing; Dr. Barbara Wentroble; Marilyn Hickey; Dick Iverson, Founder/Chairman Ministers Fellowship International"
Becoming successful at managing your money begins with a commitment to follow biblical principles. In doing so, certain areas of your life must be confronted in an honest, open and accurate manner. You must confront the following areas: A. spiritual B. attitudinal C. habitual D. practical E. personal Addressing only selective areas of your financial life will not bring you to a place of success. You must be willing to tackle each area and come face to face with the clear reality of your past decisions. This means developing a new determination to change past spiritual decisions and the adopting of new biblical attitudes toward the management of your money. Only you can make a difference in your financial life. You can be successful at managing your money if you will begin to follow these 30 biblical principles. Author Rich Brott shows you how.
From the Foreword written by Jack Hayford: This book presents the real deal, because God does covenant to bless those who learn to live within His covenants and revealed principles of giving. I see the evenhanded instruction herein as providing a study that can open your life to receiving a mantle, a kind of covering or anointing, for every aspect of your life.
In easy-to-understand narrative, author Rich Brott explains the great danger that all of us will make bad financial decisions. It's not that we deliberately set out to do so, we just follow cultural norms and wind up deep in debt. While many are able to recognize bad spending habits and somber patterns and actively take corrective measures, getting out of debt just brings you to the starting line. Next comes a tenacious determination to stay out of debt. After that follows a commitment to building long-term financial security and independence. The content of this book will help you to understand seven biblical principles for staying out of debt. It starts out with how to have right thinking and knowing exactly where your money is going. The book ends with teaching you how to set financial goals and how to invest for your future.
In simple and easy-to-understand workbook language with fill-in-the-blanks, author Rich Brott explains that financially, you must live below your means. If you have been living above your means, you are already in serious debt with no hope of becoming debt free unless you quickly change your financial habits. If you have been living within your means, you may be debt free, but you have little or no savings or investments to carry you through your retirement. What you must begin to do is live below your means. The book will show you how to do just that. Once you've accomplished the basics of getting out of debt, staying out of debt and continuing to live below your means, then the next big hurtle is to set financial goals that will keep you invested in simple, well-diversified, conservative investment vehicles. The only way to reach a financial goal is to work at it. The most important step in reaching that goal is to develop a plan to achieve it. That's why it is so important to plan ahead for your retirement and your financial future. While the idea of planning ahead and building a solid financial strategy for success can sometimes be intimidating and overwhelming, once you get started, it will become easier. With a little planning and a better understanding of what your investment options are, you too can successfully manage your money and pursue your financial goals.
In simple and easy-to-understand workbook language with fill-in-the-blanks (Teacher's Manual has answers filled in), author Rich Brott explains that financially, you must live below your means. If you have been living above your means, you are already in serious debt with no hope of becoming debt free unless you quickly change your financial habits. If you have been living within your means, you may be debt free, but you have little or no savings or investments to carry you through your retirement. What you must begin to do is live below your means. The book will show you how to do just that. Once you've accomplished the basics of getting out of debt, staying out of debt and continuing to live below your means, then the next big hurtle is to set financial goals that will keep you invested in simple, well-diversified, conservative investment vehicles. The only way to reach a financial goal is to work at it. The most important step in reaching that goal is to develop a plan to achieve it. That's why it is so important to plan ahead for your retirement and your financial future. While the idea of planning ahead and building a solid financial strategy for success can sometimes be intimidating and overwhelming, once you get started, it will become easier. With a little planning and a better understanding of what your investment options are, you too can successfully manage your money and pursue your financial goals.
Everyone wants to maximize their personal cash flow. Everyone wishes to become financially independent. Everyone desires the ultimate financial freedom. So what's the secret to living a better, fuller, freeing life? In this book, Rich Brott shows you just how to do so. If you are going to maximize your personal cash flow, you must know that it cannot be done without financial accountability. But it is possible that you can be a responsible person and you can become financially accountable for every decision you make. You can develop habits that will insure financial success, regardless of how much or how little your income is. Many people earn very little over a lifetime, yet manage to save enough for a debt free and secure retirement. The book outlines 7 major principles that must find a place in your life. Read the book, and find your way to financial freedom.
With insights gained from twenty-five years in business and ministry, the author imparts to the reader biblical principles of stewardship and financial management. Readers learn how to get out of debt and are carefully guided through the investment process in this comprehensive and well-crafted resource.
According to author Rich Brott, it is human nature to want something for nothing; or at least to receive a maximum amount of return for a minimum amount of effort. The old adage notes that we should work smarter, not harder. There is no doubt that the industrial revolution changed society forever. But is there ever a legitimate excuse to not continue working hard? But the bottom line is this. For you to be successful with consistency, you will have to give up the ever present desire to live a life of leisure, fulfilling every personal whim and want, and choose to remain productive for a good part, if not all of your life. God honors hard work. He honors productivity. It is the author's belief that God's method for success is to bless the good productive work ethics of ordinary people.
You were created with great potential. You have God-given giftings and talents. Sometimes potential is never realized. Realizing your full potential is an ever continuing process of growth. This involves a willingness to try new things, new ways, new ideas. Dreams worth pursuing do not have to be "big" or "unrealistic." The important thing is living a dream that is really yours. Those who are most fulfilled know what they want and go after it. You have great God-given capacity to succeed in life! Your life can be full and rewarding. People who never achieve their full potential live an empty life. If you think you can't, you won't. Search for something that can't be done and do it. This insightful book starts by asking you some thought-provoking questions. What is it that you are called to do? What is the vision you have for your life? What dreams do you have that are still ahead of you? What were you born to do? What is your purpose? How will you achieve that calling in your lifetime? Author Rich Brott helps you to understand the 8 Critical Insights You Must Discover in order to Achieve Personal Success in life. The content is thorough, the season is timely and you will be motivated and challenged to achieve your highest potential!
Enjoying financial security in today's world takes more than simply earning a good living. Some people who have made extraordinary incomes for many years are in terrible financial shape and are not prepared for today, let alone their future. Author Rich Brott explains that it is essential to make decisions that will help you manage your resources if you are ever going to be financially secure. The problem is not our income, but our spending. Many waste much of their hard-earned money on the small and unimportant things. Don't fall into wasteful patterns of living. Make a decision now to be different, to live differently. You can get started on the road to financial freedom by putting the following 5 simple keys into practice immediately. Key 1 Stop Spending on Yourself Key 2 Control Your Cash Key 3 Live Below Your Means Key 4 Save for Your Future Key 5 Give to Others
This book is an ideal text for use in the classroom, small groups, church events and in junior high, high school and college settings. Author Rich Brott had designed the syllabus in a way that is user friendly, easy to teach, easy to learn. No prior knowledge is required from student or teacher. A summary of the content follows: Module 1 - God's Economy Lesson One: Money in God's Economy Lesson Two: The Cycle of Money Lesson Three: The Blessing of Giving Module 2 - Man's Stewardship Lesson Four: Principles of a Blessed Person Lesson Five: Persona of a Steward Lesson Six: Disciplines of a Steward Module 3 - Family Decisions Lesson Seven: How to Make Wise Family Decisions Lesson Eight: Facing Financial Challenges Lesson Nine: Defining Your Financial Future Module 4 - Spending Management Lesson Ten: Managing Your Cash Flow Lesson Eleven: Financial Benefits of Budgeting Lesson Twelve: Designing the Perfect Budget Lesson Thirteen: Developing the Savings Habit Lesson Fourteen: Borrowing and Credit Issues Module 5 - Making Lifestyle Changes Lesson Fifteen: Getting out of Debt Lesson Sixteen: Making Lifestyle Changes Lesson Seventeen: Areas of Financial Vulnerability Module 6 - Investing with a Vision Lesson Eighteen: Investing for your Future Lesson Nineteen: Planning for Retirement