Resources to Help You Succeed
The reality is we all need help when it comes to managing our personal finances. Personally, I love reading lots of books! Below are some of the authors who have helped me the most. And I believe they will help you, too!
Most of these authors will approach personal finance from a Christian perspective. Others, however, will not. But they do offer some great advice when it comes to managing your finances.
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Take Control of Your Finances
This is Dave Ramsey’s definitive guide to totally reworking your finances. In this book, he lays out his simple step-by-step guide to building wealth. This is easily one of the best books on taking control of your finances.
This was Dave Ramsey’s first book. Losing everything made Dave rethink how to do personal finances. This book dives deep into how to get out of debt, how to invest simply, and how money can affect your relationships.
Rachel Cruze addresses one of our most dangerous financial tendencies: comparing ourselves to others. Learn how to free yourself from comparing your life to the Joneses and instead pursue a life you love.
Believe it or not, the average millionaire doesn’t live an extravagant lifestyle. The research for this book is the largest study ever done on American millionaires. Learn about how ordinary people build extraordinary wealth.
Jesus spent a lot of time talking about money and possessions. Indeed, he wants us to store up treasures. But earthly treasure will only get us so far. In this book, Randy Alcorn unpacks the joy found in radical giving.
Live for the Glory of God
Life is about a whole lot more than just seeking your own pleasure. God created us to find our joy and satisfaction in him. John Piper unpacks how to live a soul-satisfying life that makes much of God.
Knowing God and knowing about God aren’t always the same thing. But through an intimate relationship with Jesus Christ, we can have both! Learn more about God and how we can have a more intimate relationship with him in this Christian classic.
What does the gospel mean to us as believers? Yes, Christ saves us by his grace through faith. But he also teaches us discipline in the process. Learn how grace and discipline work together in this masterpiece!
Is it a sin to build wealth? No, it’s not. In fact, the Bible has a lot to say about wealth. But with wealth comes responsibility. Wealth is a tool to be used for God’s glory. If used well, you can leave an incredible legacy.
Retire with Dignity
It’s time to wake up! If you want to retire with dignity, now is the time to get started! Chris Hogan will challenge you take a hard look at your retirement situation. Learn how to make wise decisions and set reasonable expectations for your financial future!
What does the Bible say about retirement? How do we glorify God with retirement? In this book, C.J. Cagle answers these questions and also gives a lot of great, practical advice on setting goals for your retirement.
Build a Business that Wins
Mick Michalowicz takes the standard formula of Sales – Expenses = Profit and rearranges it to Sales – Profit = Expenses. Sounds crazy, right? Learn how this formula has helped thousands of businesses thrive.
Many women want to start a business, but don’t know where to begin. Learn how to build a business doing what you love. Whether you’re an experienced business woman or a stay-at-home mom, this book is for you!
The vast majority of Americans find themselves unsatisfied with their jobs. Ken Coleman lays out a plan to help you discover the job meant for you and how to pursue it with passion.
Invest in the Relationships that Matter
This is one of the best books ever written on marriage. Marriage is not about finding fulfillment in each other. Rather, it’s about growing together and pushing each other towards Christ. Timothy Keller offers amazing advice on how to have a successful marriage.
Do you have trouble saying no? Do you feel like your life continues to spiral out of control? You most likely have an issue setting proper boundaries. Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend give lots of practical and biblical advice on setting proper boundaries in all relationships.