LETS GET REAL
Many are the plans in the mind of a man, but it is the purpose of the Lord that will stand Proverbs 19:21 (ESV)
Do you feel good about your money?
How do you define good?
Do you wake up in the middle of the night worried about a money issue?
Do you hide bills or credit cards from your spouse or family?
Are you placing the love of money over the love of God?
How would God say you are doing with money?
Money is a recurring theme in scriptures as it is a timeless topic.
You already know God has called us to be good stewards of money.
How do you think God would grade you on the way you spend money?
Yes, your credit score really matters
Credit scores used to be used primarily when borrowing money.
Now, they affect your every day life.
Landlords and prospective employers can use it to decide the future of where you live and work.
Your cell phone bill and car insurance rates are based on your credit score.
Monitoring and understanding your credit score is a vital step in managing your money.
To ignore it would be foolish.
Could you give an accounting of all your debt, assets and how you spend your money
Do you know where your money is (oops, did you forget about an account from your old job?)
Do you know the interest rate you are paying on your car loan (OK, if it’s 0% I hope you remembered)
Do you really know how much money you spend on Gas? Shoes? Food?
You must understand where your money is and is going.
Get Started with your
FIRST TWO ASSESSMENTS!
At Coach God’s Money, assessment is the central theme.
Before you can start to make any changes, you have to know where you are today. Then life will continue and you need to know where you are again.
Get into the habit of assessing your money life to get to your intersection of God and Money.
Where should you begin?
1. Track your credit score — This assessment is updated continually and is used regularly.
2. Organize your money life — Before you can start making any changes, you must know where you are right now.
With your email address you will receive, free of charge
1. Guide to Understanding Your Credit Score — I’ll teach you how it is calculated, where to find it, how to interpret it and common misconceptions about credit scores. You will want to keep this guide handy as you assess monthly.
2. Organizing Your Money email course — Every few days you will receive an email from me with a task that should take between 15 and 30 minutes to complete. At the end of the course you will have a full picture of your money. Oh, and I will introduce you to free online tool that can automate some of this information in the future.
I have always been a student of money. When I was 16 I saw the movie Wall Street, came home and asked my Dad when I could start to buy stocks. I headed off to the University of Illinois to study Finance and looked forward to a career at a bank, or maybe a brokerage house. That dream came true when. . .