Debt / Finance

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Top Resources (each leads to many more resources)

Church of Jesus Christ - Topic Page on Debt

Church of Jesus Christ - All General Conference Talks on Debt

Church of Jesus Christ - Scriptures on Debt

Church of Jesus Christ - Debt in the Guide to the Scriptures

Church of Jesus Christ - Debt in the Topical Guide

Church of Jesus Christ - Magazine Articles on Debt

Church of Jesus Christ - Videos on Debt

Church of Jesus Christ - Images on Debt

Church of Jesus Christ - Music that talks about Debt

Church of Jesus Christ - Debt in the Church News

Church of Jesus Christ - Lessons in Church Manuals about Debt

Church of Jesus Christ - Debt in the Church Handbook

Church of Jesus Christ - All Search Results on Debt

See also: Gambling


General Resources

BYU;  Encyclopedia of Mormonism:  "Finances of the Church"

"Cash out of Debt: Three Steps to Financial Freedom" (LDSLiving)

Church of Jesus Christ - Top Search Results on "Finances"

Church of Jesus Christ - Top Search Results on "Provident Living"

Debt (lds.org)

Debt-Free Mormon.org

"Family Finances" (lds.org)

Pres. Hinckley (excerpt from Priesthood Session, Gen Conf., Oct. 1998)

Welfare and Self-Reliance:

7 Baby Steps to Financial Freedom


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General Conference Talks

Becoming Profident Providers Temporally and Spiritually - Robert D. Hales

Constancy Amid Change - N. Eldon Tanner

Earthly Debts, Heavenly Debts - Joseph B. Wirthlin - April 2004 Gen. Conf.

Give with Wisdom That They May Receive with Dignity - Marvin J. Ashton - October 1981

Keeping Life's Demands in Balance - M. Russell Ballard - April 1987

The Household of Faith - J. Richard Clarke - October 1980

Prepare for the Days of Tribulation - Ezra Taft Benson - October 1980

Providing for Our Needs - April 1981 Welfare Session - M. Russell Ballard

True to the Faith - Thomas S. Monson - April 2006

Trust in God, Then Go and Do - Henry B. Eyring - October 2010


Additional Talks and Articles

"Build a Net Worth Mentality"

"Climbing Out of Debt," Ensign, July 2002

"Credit Card Benefits and Perks"

"Credit Reports (How to Get Yours Free)"

"FICO Scores (What You Need to Know)"

"Five Steps to Financial Well-Being," Ensign, Mar. 2004

"Get Your Free Samples of Debt Here"   ( Meridian Magazine)

"Getting Out of Debt--for Good" - Personal and Family Finance Educator (lds.org)

"Guide to Family Finance," Liahona, Apr. 2000 - Marvin J. Ashton

"How Many Loaves Have Ye" - Ensign Article - December 1989

"How Teens Can Become Millionaires" - Article by Dave Ramsey

How to Start an Emergency Fund

"How to S-t-r-e-t-c-h One Income" - April 2001 Ensign (Random Sampler, scroll down)

"One for the Money" - Marvin J. Ashton - Ensign


BYU Speeches

"Avoiding Spiritual Drift" - Paul B. Farnsworth - July 13, 2010

Debt Management - Henry B. Eyring - April 27, 2002

"Follow the Prophet" - Sheldon F. Child - June 4, 2002

It's No Fun Being Poor - Marvin J. Ashton - March 30, 1982

"Money Matters: Living Joyfully Within Your Means" - June 2015

Pay Thy Debt...Release Thyself from Bondage - Claudia Dansie - May 1, 2003

"Pay Thy Debt, and Live" - Ezra Taft Benson - February 28, 1962 (audio only)

"Peace and Happiness" - Franklin D. Richards - August 7, 1983

"The Blessings of Adversity" - James E. Faust - February 21, 1978


Lessons in Church Manuals

"How can I prepare to be financially self-reliant?" (Sunday School lesson on lds.org)

"Principles of Financial Security" - Chapter 13 - Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Heber J. Grant


Family Home Evening Lessons

FHE: Debt and Credit Cards - Personal Finance (Word doc from BYU)

FHE: Family Financial Preparedness (LDSDaily)

FHE: Understanding Debt - Personal Finance (Word doc from BYU)


Library Books and CDs and Videos

Don't Buy Stuff (Funny Video with a Great Lesson)

"Money:  Master the Game - 7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom" - Tony Robbins 

"Total Money Makeover" - Dave Ramsey


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