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In Personal Finance Course you
will learn how Sharman and her husband
got a vision to pay off all their debt, including their mortgage, in five
years. At 36, after accomplishing that monumental goal, she was inspired to
reach out and help others with Personal Financial
Planning who are struggling financially and living paycheck to paycheck.
Sharman Lawson lets you know that financial freedom isn't based on who you know, how much money you make, or your education. It is a result of a change in your thoughts and habits regarding your hard-earned money. This course is taught by Sharman Lawson a certified coach and human behavior consultant. Sharman teaches people how to change habits, behavior, and spending when it comes to money in order to create financial freedom and live debt free.
Living debt free is a lifestyle and philosophy that anyone can choose to implement in his or her current situation using his or her current income. This Personal Finance Course will give you relevant principles, concepts, information, and tips that you can immediately start applying in order to obtain financial freedom and live debt free.
After taking this Personal Financial Planning Training you will:
- Walk away with a financial vision for your own life and future
- Have clarity and more confidence regarding your finances
- Be able to take the information and immediately start applying it
- Be able to develop a strategic plan to eliminate debt
- Be able to develop a strategic plan to start saving and investing
- Have a different perspective on personal finances and money
- See how to create financial security and a debt free lifestyle are doable
- Have a passion and motivation to experience financial freedom
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|Section 1: Introduction|
|Lecture 1||12 pages|
This outline is the presentation that goes with each lecture on "How to Have Financial Security and Live Debt Free." During the lectures, if you follow along with the slides, you will know each talking point and will be able to know where the instructor is and where she is heading throughout the course.
Do you lay in bed at night dreaming about what your life would look like if you were debt free? Do you believe living debt free is for other people but not you? Does financial security seem like an impossible reality for you? It isn't. Throughout this course you will learn basic steps to transform your mindset, habits, and spending with money. You will learn how to stop creating a lifestyle where you are drowning in debt, mismanaging money, living above your means, and living paycheck to paycheck. You will discover and create a financial vision for yourself. Then learn how to implement it and walk it out on a daily basis. This course is for individuals or couples that want financial freedom and change. If you want a debt free lifestyle and seek financial freedom, you need this course. (Presentation slides two, three, and four cover the introduction for this course.)
|Section 2: Birthing a Vision|
One of the most important aspects of living debt free is seeing yourself debt free. A vision is the dream or plan that rules your life. In order to be debt free, living debt free has to be your vision. In this lecture you will learn the process of a vision, what stops you from fulfilling your vision, how to birth a vision, get strategic direction, and how to stop financial bondage in order to live a purpose driven vision filled life.
|Lecture 4||1 page|
|Section 3: Self Evaluation|
Identifying your needs seem easy. However, for many people it is really hard. The world system has been set up to make you think your wants are actually your needs. In this lecture you will learn what are "real" needs vs. wants in spending. How to take care of your most important priorities, your needs. Additionally, you will learn how to still be able to have your wants while going through the process of debt free living.
In order to manage money and eliminate debt you must track what is coming in and going out. If you do not want to live in the "land of lack" you need to know what you are doing with your hard-earned money. This lecture will give you specific steps to implement into your daily activities in order to track your money. Using these proven money tracking steps you will walk away from this lecture with confidence and clarity that you will immediately be able to start tracking your money towards your goal of financial freedom.
|Lecture 7||1 page|
|This audio will expose areas people waste their hard-earned money without knowing they are wasting their money. There is always extra money that can be found in a budget. However, it's about identifying and discovering where money is being loss on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. Then taking that extra money to pay off debt, save, invest, and give.|
|Section 4: Live With the Future in Mind|
A budget is a written guide for spending. Also called a spending plan, it is a preliminary blueprint for how you will spend your money. Like any blueprint, it may need revisions and changes. A spending plan is always a work in progress. In this lecture you will get a greater understanding on how to develop a spending plan and what should be included. This lecture will make it easy for you to understand how to develop and create a budget. How to make your budget realistic and relevant. Also, how to create a budget that will help you meet your financial goals for now and the future. (see budget worksheet under materials)
|Lecture 10||1 page|
|This budget sheet should be used each month to track your monthly expenses. Make a copy. Use one sheet for each month. When the month is complete file the sheet for future reference.|
|Lecture 12||1 page|
|Section 5: A Purpose Driven Life|
|What is your God-given purpose for living? In this incredible audio you will discover what steps you need to take to discover your purpose, what stops you from fulfilling your purpose, how to break the chains that block your vision, and how to birth your vision and purpose.|
|Section 6: Invest in Yourself: It's Priceless!|
|Section 7: Financial Freedom is Attainable|
|This audio will change your outlook and behavior regarding debt and money. The information helps you grab hold of the vision and lifestyle of debt free living. You will learn specific steps and processes to start eliminating debt, stop wasteful spending, and 10 steps you must do to get financially free.|
|Section 8: 12 Steps to Eliminate Debt Forever - Reading Homework|
|Lecture 18||83 pages|
In this e-book you will learn that financial freedom isn't based on who
we know or how much money we make. It is a result of a change in your
thoughts and habits regarding your hard-earned money. Living debt free
is a lifestyle and philosophy that anyone can choose to implement in his
or her current situation using his or her current income. This book
will give you principles, concepts, information, homework, and tips you
can immediately apply in order to obtain financial freedom.
Sharman G. Lawson is a business owner, coach, speaker, and author of the book 12 Steps to Eliminate Debt Forever!
Sharman has over 14 years in training and development, and has owned and operated a business since 2000. Sharman's experience includes training and developing youth and adults in the areas of personal finance, personal growth, and small business development.
Transforming people's lives and money is what Sharman is good at. Sharman G. Lawson is a certified coach and human behavior consultant. Sharman has appeared in Money Magazine for Women, The Oregonian, Atlanta Alive, Good Day Northwest, Michigan Chronicles, and many other media forums.
Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, Sharman has resided in Atlanta, Georgia since 1986. Sharman is married and has a teenage daughter. Visit her website at www.sharmanlawson.com.