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 The Financial Learning Experience
The Financial Learning Experience was developed from Joseph Sangl's book, I Was Broke. Now I'm Not., and it has equipped
people to accomplish far more than they ever thought
possible with their personal finances.


  • Plan for living a life of purpose on purpose
  • How to have a plan for one's life
  • Budgeting (interactive with entire audience)
  • Strategies to become debt-free
  • How to calculate their debt freedom date
  • How to calculate the actual cost of debt
  • How to calculate the amount needed to retire
  • The power of compound interest
  • Money saving ideas/tips 


Financial Learning Experience Registration

I Was Broke, Now I'm Not 
Group Study

This study is an extremely practical, action-oriented, and biblically-based study. Participants in this 6 session study will be inspired to take charge of their finances. 

Key Lessons
Session 1 - I Was Broke. Now I'm Not.  Ladder
Session 2 - Plans, Hopes, & Dreams
Session 3 - Budgeting
Session 4 - Saving & Debt
Session 5 - Investing and Insurance
Session 6 - Sustaining the Gains

Each session has the following format
Lesson via DVD (20 to 35 minutes)
Group discussion for remaining time
Life change!

GROUP STUDY INVESTMENT:  $30.00 (Make checks out to Countryside). 
Scholarship are available. Indicate on registration form.

New IWBNIN 6 Week Class Schedule
IWBNIN Weekend Class - Starts Sunday, January 28 - 10:40 AM
IWBNIN Weekday Class - Starts Tuesday, January 30, 5:15 PM

NOTES:  Most small groups WILL BE be doing this study. If your group is doing this study, you DO NOT need to sign up.  If your group is not doing this study, please sign up.  Contact your group leader for more information.  For list of Groups, click here.

Child Care is provided by Countryside Kids for the Sunday Sessions only.  If you have children, please come early to register them for Countryside Kids.


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Joseph Sangl
Author:  I Was Broke, Now I'm Not 

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Joseph Sangl is a leading teacher of personal finances. It is his passion and mission “to help people accomplish far more than they ever thought possible with their personal finances.” He firmly believes that when people are financially free, they are much more likely to go do EXACTLY what they have been put on Earth to do – regardless of the income potential.

He is the founder of I Was Broke. Now I’m Not., an organization that provides financial teaching through live events, print and web resources. He is also the President and CEO of INJOY Stewardship Solutions, a company providing solutions that resource the vision of the local church.

Joe has taught hundreds of thousands of people through Financial Freedom Experiences, Financial Learning Experiences, one-on-one financial counseling sessions and personal finance messages. He is the author of several books:

His story has been featured in Money Magazine, the world’s largest personal finance magazine.

He obtained a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University in 1996 and an MBA from Clemson University in 2001.

Joe resides in Anderson, South Carolina, with his bride, Jenn, and his three children.

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