Money in Troubled Times. Program 1
Whether job loss, divorce, death of a spouse, foreclosure, or health issues, your pay check has frozen, or shrunk, but your bills have not.
You may not have the time or mental energy to tackle what seems like an overwhelming thing--getting a handle on your money. Let us help you simplify the process and walk with you.
Invite God into the process.
Matt 10:29 & 30: Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father’s care. So don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.
Direct or be directed.
3 things you need to master your finances:
OUR FIRST SIX STEPS (Don’t think 6, think one step at a time.)
Chaotic, unpredictable, crisis or emotion driven.
Realistic: What’s going on?
Do you like this? Is it sustainable?
Where is your money going?
Just get started writing every thing down.
While this step requires no mathematics, no profound economic insights, not even 5 minutes a day, IT IS THE SINGLE GREATEST STEP YOU WILL TAKE TOWARD FINANCIAL FREEDOM.
At the end of each month, as you total each category, you will see your real financial behavior. Then you can ask yourselves the question, “Is this what I want?” “Does this reflect wise balances for my future?” “What changes can I make?” “What changes must I make?”
In "Where Do I Go From Here? Bold Living After Unwanted Change," we outline this on page 89, help from the right people.