Packed with anecdotes and real-life experiences, 7 Steps to Becoming Financially Free offers a solid Catholic perspective on how to make the most of God's generous gifts. In addition to understanding the necessary nuts and bolts of financial management, budgeting, and investing, discover how your Catholic Faith can be the base of a sound financial future Author, financier, and life-long Catholic, Phil Lenahan, weaves personal experiences with catechetical training and real financial counseling experience to provide clarity on some of the biggest issues facing Catholics and their families today: Developing a closer relationship with the Lord Strengthening your marriage and family life Getting out of debt Paying for your children's education Managing your money more effectively Buying your own home Investing in your future ? and all the while, staying true to how God intended for you to manage His gifts. Here is how to take the gifts God has given you ? your skills, your education, your training, your income ? and using them as He intended. Here is how to not just get out of debt and begin saving, but to wisely and deliberately set budgeting priorities and achieve financial goals that reflect what you believe as a Catholic.