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This BudgetCoach Training program is designed to teach Budget Coaches (You) to assist individuals, couples and small business owners in getting their financial house in order.


The BudgetCoaching Process with your client:

A Financial BudgetCoach will assist their clients in evaluating their present spending pattern, and help them work toward a balanced plan. Additionally, a Budget Coach will help with:


  • Tailoring a savings plan
  • Suggest Career planning options
  • Adapting a debt reduction plan, while becoming more generous
  • Dealing with creditors, FICO score and Identity Theft
  • Providing tools to track financials
  • Point your clients to Financial Software as needed
  • Understand and apply Biblical truths allowing you to manage all the resources God has entrusted to you


A Financial BudgetCoaching Session runs between 1 and 1½ hours. Sessions generally start out being weekly for the first one to three months, and then transition to meeting bi-weekly. The frequency and length of time spent with a client depends on their needs.


This 8-week course will train and equip you to become a Financial BudgetCoach.


As a Financial BudgetCoach you will...

  • Understand and live out the related scriptures and biblical financial principles to model to your clients how to live the life of a faithful steward.
  • Understand how to develop and implement a prayer strategy for your clients
  • Know how to analyze your client’s situation and help them prepare their practical balanced spending plan
  • Be able to recommend career resources for college and the workplace
  • Understand the best strategy for your client to reduce debt, increase savings while becoming more generous.
  • Learn tips on how to deal with Creditors, FICO Scores, and Identity Theft
  • Know how to use “Connecting to Your Finances ®” a digital workbook to help guide each client to successfully complete their biblical financial strategies. A copy of this digital workbook is included in your training fees.

Tuition Cost

Individual Registration $175 •  Couples Registration $275

Becoming a Financial BudgetCoach!

Step One

Choose to complete one of the following Bible studies as your prerequisite:

  • Compass' Navigating Your Finances God's Way.* more info ConnectSource offers an Online Study using Navigating Your Finances God's way. Register
  • Compass' Money and Marriage Bible Study. more info
  • Crown's Do Well Financial Bible Study and MoneyLife Personal Bible Study. Crown Do Well & MoneyLife
  • If you have completed one of the above studies the following option is not necessary.
  • However, if not, then your prerequisite will be satisfied by the following: You will need to read 3 chapters per week and submit to your instructor a report of what you are learning and what you will apply from “Your Money Counts” digital book www.compassebooks.org/ . This is done parallel with the Financial BudgetCoach training.
  • Connect Source offers an Online Study using Navigating Your Finances God's way. Register

Step Two

To Becoming a Financial BudgetCoach:

  • You should have a desire to understand, teach, and apply Biblical financial principles in your life and others.
  • Commit to coach at least 1 client per quarter in your church and/or as part of the Connect National BudgetCoach Team. *Being part of this team requires pre-approval by Julia Sizemore.
  • Provide a signed copy of the Church Leadership Approval Form (CLAF).
  • Register for a Financial Coach Training Course (see sidebar at page right for dates)

Step Three

  • Register for (1) One of (3) Three Training Options (below): (Click on "Register NOW" here or in the top-right of this page)
  • Eight 1 ½ hr. weekly meetings ONLINE day or evening.
  • VRG ONLINE BudgetCoach Training VRG ONLINE BudgetCoach Training (285 KB)
  • Six 1 ½ hr. weekly meetings ONLINE and one 8-hour day ONSITE with the instructor.
  • VRG HYBRID BudgetCoach Training VRG HYBRID BudgetCoach Training (286 KB)
  • Two 8 hour days ONSITE with the instructor.
  • VRG ONSITE BudgetCoach Training VRG ONSITE BudgetCoach Training (91 KB)

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