There were things that we were not going to be able to do in the future if we kept in debt and really, I couldn't foresee it without even going deeper in debt. The book is written in a very friendly tone - it felt like the author was having coffee in the same room with me as I was reading it. There are also other families highlighted throughout the book who also paid off large amounts of debt. That vision is what I'm hearing from you and you had hope. Cherie and her family did not go out and just spend the money on expansive items, it was regular everyday things that raked up the debt.
They knew what we were doing and they loved us enough not to try to bring us into the mix on that. Aurora, which is widely expected to set the pace for all marijuana growers with 700,000 kilos in peak annual output, has made four pretty sizable acquisitions over the past year. I wish I would've learned it earlier in my adulthood even. And for that, we royally thank you! Are your finances getting out of control? Have you made mistakes with your money? This is Brian and Cherie Lowe, their book, Slaying the Debt Dragon. Jim: So, you woke up one day and how much debt did you have before you realized, maybe this isn't the right way to live? And then you don't want to break the streak and it keeps going. That's also available as an instant download or you can listen on our free mobile app. Much like most people these days, they thought that incurring debt and making payments into eternity was just the way life was supposed to be lived.
In Slaying the Debt Dragon, Cherie shares how her war on debt made her financially free, strengthened her marriage, taught her children valuable money-management skills, and brought her whole family closer to God and one another. Putting together an emergency fund allowed Cherie and Brian to move forward with their debt repayment plan, and it provided financial freedom. You may think you're having conversations in private, but your kids know. After taking a deeper look at their debt of over 120,00. Cherie: I would say it's a void that only Jesus could fill, No. And so, we spoil them in that way. And so, things that we wanted or things that I assumed what they would cost, it's hard to have a sum total if you don't know what those individual costs are.
But through hard work and with God's help, Cherie's family vanquished this foe, one bill at a time. Money that sits in your checking account will be sucked into a black hole. Cherie Lowe has been there. Brian: Thanks for having us. The E-mail message field is required. The concepts regarding how to tackle debt that are noted by Cherie Lowe are very reminiscent of what one would find in books by Dave Ramsey or Larry Burkett. I could never get out of the debt that I'm into.
She gives very practical ideas for getting out of debt and much encouragement for the journey, which can be hard and sometimes long. Jim: Let me ask you this. Grown kids move home again. And not just giving to the local church and to ministries that we call, you know, feel strongly called toward supporting, but those little things like buying somebody's groceries at the grocery store or you know, doubling the amount on the bill at the restaurant to, you know, encourage a young person who is waiting on us. If you've lost your sense of contentment, forgotten how to depend on God to be Jehovah Jirah God the Provider , or simply can't figure out how you got in this situation, this is the book for you.
I've heard Cherie speak and reading this book is exactly like listening to her talk or sitting down and having a conversation with her. Here's one you'll love even more, the daily broadcast app from Focus on the Family. What would you say to me? And throughout the program we've talked about the need for strong marital communication on this issue of finances. You have to gradually move toward that change and pick one thing, one area to focus on to begin with. Is there a way out and a method to take a hacks Bills, Bills, Bills. And we have a great community group that we've led for about eight years now and they are fantastic.
And because we were spending that much money less, anything or anywhere where we saved, it went toward the goal of paying off debt. Jim: Maybe a little ice cream. So, please join our team with a generous donation today and we'll send a copy of Slaying the Debt Dragon as our way of saying thank you. Let me say, thanks for bein' with us today. Cherie: It's so counterintuitive, right, that you would quit a job and be able to pay off debt.
But through hard work and with God's help, Cherie's family vanquished this foe, one bill at a time. I know I will put all the breakfast items in the cart and I will just wander around the store aimlessly. After several failed attempts at prioritizing paying everything back, Brian came home one day and pitched a vision to Cherie of what their family's lives could look like without the debt. Long live the Queen of Free! It would be my suggestion for you to break down your dollars and cents into as many categories as possible. Or you know, what's the right kind of way to do the budget, to start the process? My husband and I already work full-time and I guess we'd rather spend what little time we have together than having one more job to go to. They can have an initial consultation with you and then refer you to someone in your own area to have an ongoing discussion with. I highly recommend Slaying the Debt Dragon to anyone considering conquering debt or in the process of defeating it once and for all.
How much do you plan on spending on groceries this month? I mean, some children, they're gonna see something or their friends will have something and there can be, you know, tremendous disappointment that they know, maybe even guilt on their part that they can't ask you about it, 'cause they know you can't afford it. They're easy to clean, so that the girls won't mess them up. Perry Regional, Green Road Community, Middle Creek Community, North Regional, Richard B. Cherie: --that simple act of personifying the debt gave us enough motivation and just kind of a little bit of a fire in our bellies to take off after it together. The regulator kept its key rate on hold at 7.