Challenging times allow you to be light in times of darkness
Today in this economy, you may be without a job, your 401K may be down 25%, 40%, or even 50%. The college account for your children well that’s probably down quite a bit as well and college is right around the corner. You may feel helpless or even angry! Who can blame you? After all, isn’t that why you hired a financial professional? To make sure you didn’t lose all your hard-earned money?
Well you may be tempted to sit around and wait for a government bailout or perhaps just stick your head in the sand.
But that’s not what God calls us to do. We are the light of this world! In times of great darkness, we should be living with greater faith, more hope, more perseverance, and certainly more focus. This should carry over to every area of our lives – finances included!
How do you do this? After all, you may not even understand the financial markets, let alone know how to grow, protect, and share wealth during these uncertain economic times. My first advice is to seek wise, biblical council – not just an advisor who happens to share the same faith as you, but one who incorporates their faith into their financial advice. There is a clear difference!
Getting investing input from other believers who understand the basic fundamentals of investing and can share their experiences and insights on Biblical investing in the markets is critical for Christians, even more so in times like this!
Would you like to learn more about:
* Developing a 5 Step faith-based formula for success in investing
* How to address the two temptations of any investor: greed and fear
* How to get started investing AND do so with confidence in a faith-based approach
* Ways to grow and protect your investments during a recession
* How to not just survive this downturn but thrive in it
Introducing the GPS Solution
You have goals for your future. Are you moving in the right direction? Is your financial plan on course? So many people today cannot answer the following questions: Where does my money go? Will I make it through the month? I want to retire–will I run out of money before I run out of life?
A Global Positioning System (GPS) is a navigational tool used worldwide. Borrowing the same initials and working on somewhat the same premise, The Faith-Based Investor introduces the GPS Solution. This tool, which is based on Growing, Protecting, and Sharing, will help you determine your current financial position and then navigate the world of money and investing to your desired financial destination.
Following is an overview of the GPS Solution:
Grow: Do you know how long your money will last? Will you run out of money before you run out of life? Can you really afford to retire? How does God want you to manage the assets you have been given? Let’s look at ways to grow your income and assets.
Protect: Sometimes knowing the questions to ask is as important as the answers. God expects us to walk by faith, but He also calls us to plan for both the feast and the famine. We live in a time of extreme volatility. Let’s look at prudent strategies to help you protect your income and assets.
Share: Going backward financially? Not receiving blessings? Have you stopped giving? Some people stop giving to God’s kingdom when things get tough and money gets tight. You need God to point you in the right direction, so why take Him out of the picture? Let’s look at ways to share all that God has entrusted to you.
Many people do not have the education, experience, or resources to wisely manage the money God has provided. My hope is that you will begin a new quest to make wiser decisions by being better informed through the material provided in this book. God’s way is a better way! Every financial strategy that works has its roots in biblical principles. The Faith-Based Investor was designed for people like you. Whether you are old or young, rich or poor, this process can help you grow closer to God and be a more faithful money manager.
Check out this video, for a quick pick me up: