Boston University developed a large free online finance class specifically designed for those pursuing theological education. If you’re looking for a more education in the area of Faith and Finances, you can access that for free here:
There is some debate about the effectiveness of further education toward curbing student loan debt, but if you are looking for education it is available. If you find you need more accountability (you know what to do, just having trouble implementing), you can seek assistance in that area. Whatever your area of need, there are resources available!
From time to time students will ask me for direction about doing personal fundraising or crowdsourcing. Here are a couple of resources if you are curious about the crowdsourcing landscape. As always, feel free to reach out with questions or to talk through what you are thinking.
Two thoughts from Seth Godin on this topic:
A question to help me think about the way I feel about money and bad financial choices:
When I lose money, does it feel more like a bad haircut (it stinks but it will grow back) or losing a limb?