Digital Course + Small Group Experience

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A generation with student loans. Families crushed by consumer debt. High income households living paycheck-to-paycheck. There are countless reasons to ignore money. We can’t ignore money, but we can ask better questions. What if our relationship with money can be healthy and hopeful - regardless of income and wealth? A multi-dimensional and holistic approach to money can bring tremendous freedom to our lives and strength to our communities. Said another way: God won’t let scarcity win.
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Who it's for

For designers, teachers, doctors, leaders, parents, spouses, students, and individuals who are curious how money can be a surprising partner in our ongoing transformation. Men and women of all ages and incomes and backgrounds will not only learn, but also contribute.

What you can expect from this experience

  • The best conversation you will have all week

    Whoever said money had to be taboo? Talking about money can be refreshing, invigorating, and helpful. Why? Because money is undeniably important and meaningful. With the help of a leader and a guide, groups are safe, welcoming, non-threatening, and even a little fun.

  • Wherever you are, start there.

    Every situation is unique (and every situation is normal). Learn together without revealing personal information, including credit scores, debt, net-worth, or other personal information. Everyone starts somewhere.

  • What to do with every dollar (without worrying about every penny)

    Every dollar has meaning and value. But not every penny should be a source of worry or concern. Set up a personal financial system that gives your life a sense of flow and rhythm. Your daily latte is safe. In fact, bring it with you to the group.

  • Know yourself and don’t compare.

    We often don’t realize its effects that comparing has our mental health, and it’s easier than ever because we see thousands of images every day. Money starts with knowing your values and aligning with your priorities.

  • Everyone deserves the opportunity to discover freedom

    The kind of freedom where it matters most - inside of you. Break free from the chains of consumerism and unrealistic expectations.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • A welcome note from Rev Rachael
    • Audio - Introduction
    • Audio Transcript
    • Quiz 1
    • Host & Leader Resources
    • Go deeper
  • 2

    Session 1 - Values

    • Dev, Nora, Casey, and Lucie
    • Audio Lesson - Values Part 1
    • Audio Transcript
    • 200+ core values
    • Values [worksheet]
    • Worksheet instructions
    • Sample
    • Quiz 2
    • Audio Lesson - Values Part 2
    • Audio Transcript
    • Wow. Great work!
    • Two accounts [worksheet]
    • Worksheet instructions
    • Truths and mistruths
    • Quiz 3
  • 3

    Session 2 - Scarcity

    • Bill, Miranda, Amelia, and Edward
    • Audio Lesson - Scarcity Part 1
    • Audio Transcript
    • Quiz 4
    • Audio Lesson - Scarcity Part 2
    • Audio Transcript
    • 39 reasons to cut an expense, return an item, discontinue a subscription, sell your stuff, or give something away
    • Worksheet instructions
    • Three steps to prioritizing subscriptions [worksheet]
    • A chance to pause and breathe
    • Mistruths and truths
    • Quiz 5
    • Feel encouraged
  • 4

    Session 3 - Agility

    • Braydon, Josh, Martina, and Shanice
    • Audio Lesson - Agility Part 1
    • Audio Transcript
    • Quiz 6
    • Did that just happen?
    • Audio Lesson - Agility Part 2
    • Audio Transcript
    • 11 Questions to Ask When Buying a House
    • Three Things To Do Before Buying A New Car
    • Worksheet instructions
    • House, Commute, & Values [worksheet]
    • Mistruths and truths
    • Quiz 7
  • 5

    Session 4 - Integrity

    • Wade, Tiffany, and Alysia
    • Audio Lesson - Integrity Part 1
    • Audio Transcript
    • Quiz 8
    • A quick note about this
    • Audio Lesson - Integrity Part 2
    • Audio Transcript
    • Worksheet instructions
    • Integration [worksheet]
    • Quiz 9
  • 6

    Session 5 - Options

    • Amar, Kristie, Nina, and Sion
    • Audio Lesson - Options Part 1
    • Audio Transcript
    • SMART Goals worksheet instruction
    • SMART Goals [worksheet]
    • Quiz 10
    • Audio Lesson - Options Part 2
    • Audio Transcript
    • Minimum +$5 Debt Elimination [worksheet]
    • Seven Money Moves (Poster)
    • What. Just. Happened.
    • Mistruths and truths
    • Quiz 11
  • 7

    Session 6 - Giving

    • Gloria, Arlo, and Lianne
    • Giving - Part 1
    • Audio Transcript
    • Quiz 12
    • Just amazing
    • Audio Lesson - Giving Part 2
    • Audio Transcript
    • Worksheet intrstuctions
    • Giving [worksheet]
    • Mistruth and truth
    • Quiz 13
    • Wow. Congratulations!

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In the Six Weeks on Money course, you will:

  • Discover your core values and what makes you unique

  • Create a system to enable new habits that makes saving easy

  • Design and pursue goals that are realistic and make sense for you

  • Conquer debt and embrace a journey toward financial freedom

  • Understand how credit cards are not evil, but the issue is self-awareness, values, and goals (and the rewards are nice, too)

  • Discover what brain science is saying about scarcity and fear - and what to do about it

  • Join others, learn together, share practices, and gain wisdom

  • Experience a fresh new approach to generosity

  • Break free from guilt and gain a fresh start with a vision of what is possible

  • Ignite a new sense of purpose and gain energy for what matters most

FAQ's

  • How much time will I need for each session?

    Plan on about 45 minutes of learning for each session. You may choose to devote more and energy, as needed, to certain sections. Note: session 1 may require a little more time as it includes an introduction.

  • Will I be expected to talk about my debt, net-worth or credit score?

    Talking about money doesn't have to be taboo, but in no instance will you be required to share any personal details about your finances.

  • How can I access the leader guide?

    The leader guide is a PDF and is available in the introduction.

  • Who created Six Weeks on Money?

    Six Weeks on Money draws from more than two dozens experts, authors, and resources on biblical theology, financial best practices, and research-based psychology. Check out the Deeper PDF for full list of resources, including notes and citations for key sources.

  • What do I need to get started?

    All you need is an open mind and access to the course.

  • Can I cancel my membership?

    You can cancel anytime.

  • What is your take on credit cards?

    Credit cards are not evil and they help establish credit scores, so this course covers how to use cards intentionally and wisely.

  • How is this like other financial programs?

    Like other financial courses, Six Weeks on Money covers the basics, such as spending, saving, debt-elimination, and investing. Six Weeks on Money however, starts with the idea that money is many things, but before it’s anything, it’s emotional. Money is not logical. That means whether this is your first or 29th financial class, there is always more to learn about money because there is always more to learn about ourselves and what God is doing in our lives, families, and community.

  • Will I learn about buying a home or a car?

    Yes - Six Weeks on Money includes information about making wise financial choices.

Group Rules

We don't serve the rules. The rules serve us.

  • No filibustering. Please be mindful of how much time and space you are taking with your words. The group leader may politely cut you off. Do share your experience and your wrestlings with the content and program.

  • No accounting. So much of our relationship with money isn’t about the numbers, so feel free to not share specific numbers about your debt, net worth, investments, or account balances. Do share how money feels and how you are experiencing money in your life.

  • No stock-picking. Please refrain from discussing the performance of the stock market on any given day. Session 5 will cover using long-term investments to save for the future. Do talk about opportunity to create your future.

  • No eye-rolling. We are in this together, and your body language and attitude matters to the group. Your presence is a gift to the group.

  • No selling. Please do not use this group to recruit people into a multi-level marketing scheme. Girl Scout Cookies, however, are fair game! Do talk about tools and resources that have benefited you.

  • No comparing. Please refrain from comparing your situation to others. It’s almost never helpful. Do share your experience, not your expertise, and expect to learn from one another.

Where will curiosity take us?

Together we can ask better questions about faith, finances, and everything in between.

What if money was less something that needed to be battled? What if scarcity was a gift when it reveals to us what is important? What if financial freedom just isn't measurable? What if we lived as though every dollar was a declaration of values, meaning, and a reflection of God's work in the world to bring transformation?


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