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Top Recommended Books


  Faith-Based Family Finances (Focus on the Family)
by Ron Blue with Jeremy L. White, CPA

  The Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey

  Smart Money Smart Kids by Dave Ramsey & Rachel Cruze

  Boundaries by Dr. Henry Cloud

  Money, Possessions, and Eternity by Randy Alcorn

Be inspired by Francis & Lisa Chan’s radical lifestyle! (Finances are referred to in their books on Christian living.)

 

More Great Books  (from a Christian author/perspective unless otherwise noted)

  Retire Inspired by Chris Hogan – Practical advice specifically about retirement

  Money-Making Mom by Crystal Paine – Creative ways for women to earn $ and make a difference

  Debt-Free Living by Larry Burkett – Eliminating debt in a post 2008-09 economy

  The Millionaire Next Door by Stanley/Danko – Statistics and habits of millionaires (secular)

  Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki – Classic (secular)

  The Treasure Principle by Randy Alcorn – Joyful giving

  EntreLeadership by Dave Ramsey – Leadership advice for entrepreneurs and companies

  Intentional Living by John Maxwell – Intentional living and leadership

  Secrets of Closing the Sale by Zig Ziglar – Sales and positive motivation

 

Websites

www.daveramsey.com

www.stewardship.com

www.crown.org

www.moneysavingmom.com

 

Podcasts

The Dave Ramsey Show LIVE or Podcast– Talk radio with financial advice for callers from a Christian perspective

Chris Brown’s True Stewardship – 30 min./day What does God say about handling money?

The Motley Fool Money – Single stocks, investments, and business and investing stories in the news (secular)

Balance sermon series by Andy Stanley

 

Courses

Financial Peace University by Dave Ramsey – 9-week individual or group class  (from a Biblical perspective to secular/mixed audience)

MoneyLife Mentoring by Crown Financial Ministries – individual course paired with a financial coach for accountability  (from a Biblical perspective to Christian audience)

Foundations in Personal Finance by Dave Ramsey – Homeschool high school curriculum for personal finance (College edition also available)

 

Digital Budgeting

GoodBudget Our review HERE coming soon 🙂

YNAB (You Need A Budget)

EveryDollar

ATime4Everything Cash Envelope System Are you the real-cash-in-an-envelope kind?  These are just so FUN!

 

Insurance

Zander

GEICO

 

Health Care Sharing (in place of traditional Health Insurance)

Samaritan Ministries  <– This is the one we are members of and it is our 1st choice to recommend to you!

MediShare

Christian Healthcare Ministries

 

Investing

Dave Ramsey Endorsed Local Provider

 

Marriage:

  You and Me Forever by Francis and Lisa Chan book and study

  Love and Respect by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs book and study

  Laugh Your Way to a Better Marriage by Mark Gungor book and study

  The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman

  Intended for Pleasure by Ed Wheat, M.D.

  Sacred Marriage by Gary Thomas