Links to Resources
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LEVEL 2 - More Than Survive Resources
Budgeting and Personal Finance
https://money.usnews.com/money/personal-finance/family-finance/articles/worthwhile-online-personal-finance-courses – Article on courses available for budgeting.
https://www.crown.org – Non-profit ministry that provides online courses, calculators and tools for personal finances and career development.
https://finmin.box.com/v/Budget-Spreadsheet – Free budget spreadsheet with video tutorials.
https://www.connectsource.org – Connect Financial Ministries offers low cost ($20) online individual financial coaching.
https://www.daveramsey.com – Services and products that include talk show, courses, budget software, fee-based coaching and live events/webinars.
Paying Off Debt
https://www.daveramsey.com/blog/how-the-debt-snowball-method-works – Information on the Debt Snowball Method to pay off debt.
https://money.usnews.com/money/personal-finance/debt/articles/easy-ways-to-pay-off-debt – Article on steps to pay off debt.
LEVEL 3 - More Than Survive Resources
Saving for Retirement
Home Purchase and Education
https://995hope.org – Hope for Homeowners / Foreclosure Prevention Hotline. Learn how to work with a lender to bring your mortgage up to date.
https://studentaid.gov – Department of Education on preparing for and funding education beyond high school. Also, obtain assistance on loan disputes.
Rent Vs. Buy Analyzer – The NY Times calculator takes the most important costs associated with buying a house and computes the equivalent monthly rent. [NY Times Calculator]
Mortgage Calculator – The Mortgage Calculator considers the Loan Amount, Interest rate, duration, taxes, PMI and other fees and provides your monthly loan payment.
Choose Best Mortgage – Article describes how to choose the best mortgage for your situation.
Payoff Calculator – Calculator to fast-track your loan payoff.
LEVEL 4 - Thrive and Multiply Resources
Insurance - Financial Defense
https://www.morningstar.com – Investment resources specialized in mutual fund investing education, news, tutorials, and forums.
https://soundmindinvesting.com – Plain-English style investing newsletter based on biblical principles.
https://kingdomadvisors.com/find-a-professional/directory-search – Search for a professional trained in biblical principles – Financial Planner, Investment Professional, Attorney, Accountant/Tax Professional, or Insurance Professional near you.