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The Sound Mind Investing Handbook - 6TH Edition
By Austin Pryor
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Many excellent books teach God's principles of finance. Perhaps one or more of them has helped you lay a strong biblical foundation SMI Handbook, Christian Investmentfor carrying out your money management responsibilities. But as you try to apply those principles to making real-life investing decisions, it's easy to feel overwhelmed by jargon and the sheer number of investment possibilities.

Investment advisor Austin Pryor has carefully created a "next step" guide that helps you put Godly principles of finance in motion. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced investor, you'll benefit from stepping across this bridge between "theory" and "action". Each user-friendly lesson is written in everyday English and filled with helpful visual aids. In this updated sixth edition of The Sound Mind Investing Handbook, you'll learn:

  • What investing is and why it's actually quite simple
  • Six characteristics of investing that glorifies God
  • What mutual funds are and why they make investing easier than ever before
  • How to use your personal investing "temperament" and present "season of life" to make decisions and limit your risk
  • How to implement an investment strategy that's guaranteed to help you keep pace with the markets
  • Tax-wise ways to invest for college, including the new state-sponsored 529 savings plans
  • The pros and cons of investing internationally
  • The rules governing IRAs and 401(k)s and which should have the priority
  • How to make the calculations needed to make sure your retirement countdown is on schedule

The first edition of Sound Mind Investing in 1994 won the endorsements of such respected Christian teachers as Larry Burkett, Ron Blue, Adrian Rogers, D. James Kennedy, Bill Bright, Charles Stanley, Randy Alcorn, Beverly LaHaye, and Howard Hendricks.

This book can help you chart your financial future by using the same concepts that have made Austin's newsletter America's best-selling investment newsletter written from a biblical perspective. Whether you invest a little or a lot, these biblical principles apply to you. In short, he's made learning about investing as painless as it's going to get.

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People You Trust...
"I have known Austin Pryor for over twenty years now, and I regard him as a good friend. I have found his counsel to be both biblical and practical. I know of no other individual with whom I would consult with more confidence on the subject of mutual fund investing than Austin. If you will spend the time to read carefully the counsel Austin provides, you will find it both time and money well spent."
— Larry Burkett (1939-2003)
Co-Founder
Crown Financial Ministries
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"For several years, we had been praying for investment advice from a Christian perspective. Sound Mind Investing was an answer to prayer. We look forward to and thoroughly enjoy each issue."
— Tally Case
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