Ep.51 Money is Simple with Brian Stephens

The No Negations Podcast Show Notes



[00:27] – Welcome to the podcast

[00:55] – Brian Stephens introduction (Bio)

[04:20] – “What led you to write the book?”

[05:48] – Why use the book of Proverbs to relate to finance?

[06:35] – Discipline and contentment (Philippians 4:11)

[06:47] – Why aren’t the principles of Proverbs preached and taught more to Christians?

[08:29] – Is credit bad? (Proverbs 13:22)

[10:19] – “Of what use is money in the hand of a fool, since he has no desire to get wisdom.”

(Proverbs 17:16)

[10:43] – Track meet analogy (page 2-3 Money is Simple)

[12:20] – Not paying your debt, Christlike character (Psalm 1:1-2)

[14:25] – Financial advice for young couples

[17:06] – The rule of 72 “How long it will take for your money to double” – (page 7 Money is Simple)

[20:08] – What should school systems do to provide financial literacy?

[26:36] – Wise people, stupid people (Proverbs 21:20) Good News Translation Bible

[29:57] – Facing doubt about writing a book for the first time (2 Timothy 1:7)

[30:52] – Negations explained (Negativity, doubt, hinderance, fear) Say No to them!

[32:13] – A house divided against itself cannot stand (Mark 3:25)

[33:47] – What made finance your passion?

[37:45] – What generation struggles the most financially, younger, or older?

[38:45] – Jesus was tempted by the devil with material things (Matthew 4:1-10)

[39:50] – Stop making banks, corporations rich, create wealth for yourself!

[41:10] – Wait, patience is a virtue (James 3:3-4)


[43:27] – Plan your purchases (Luke 14:28-30)

[46:52] – Take away.

[49:12] – Faith without works (James 2:17)