DOLLAR$ and $EN$E:
Personal and Family Finance for the Latter-day Saint
Gary L. Packer
Thomas sum quem nihil obstat.
Introducing Dollars and Sense, including buying/ordering instructions.
The Table of Contents from the book Dollars and Sense.
About the Author, Gary L. Packer (from the back cover of the book).
The Self-Improvement & Self-Help section of Sheridan Publishing, www.sheridanpublishing.com.
Dollars and Sense is 93 pages of easy to read, easy to follow instructions on personal and family budgeting plus 10 fill-in-the-blank worksheets that can be enlarged and copied in order to complete the budget and savings ledgers.
Great for weddings and Christmas gifts and family home evening lessons.
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Dollars & Sense
1366 N. Alice Lane
Chapter 1 The Latter-day Saint Perspective
Chapter 2 The Financial Health Exam
Chapter 3 Budget Rules
Chapter 4 Budget Procedure: "Get Started"
Chapter 5 Employed Mothers
Chapter 6 Teaching Children about family finances
Chapter 7 Tithing
Chapter 8 Interest: Debt vs. Savings
Chapter 9 Management and Retirement of Debt
Chapter 10 Housing
Chapter 11 Automobiles
Chapter 12 Insurance
Chapter 13 Savings
Chapter 14 Retirement Savings and Investments
Chapter 15 Bankruptcy
Chapter 16 Estate Planning
Chapter 17 Summary
Gary L. Packer was born in 1950 and raised in
He started part-time work at the age of 8 and was constantly employed until university as a housekeeper, grounds keeper, custodian, service station attendant, drug store clerk, disc jockey, librarian, and accounting clerk.
Brother Packer served a mission in
He was employed as a bank officer and branch
manager for First Security Bank of Utah N.A. 1973-1978 then was owner,
president, manager of Hillam Abstracting and Insurance
Agency from 1978 to 1990. The family had
a country home in
From 1991 to 1994 the Packer family lived in Frankfurt Germany where Gary was employed by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as its real estate representative in the Europe area where he was instrumental in preparing dozens of mission facilities for the new central and eastern missions as well as overseeing the real estate for Germanic and Slavic Europe.
Since returning from
Brother Packer's interest in household finances
began as he counseled bank clients in consumer, commercial, and mortgage loans.
He lectured and taught various church
groups and was the stake family financial consultant for 13 years.
Omnia apud me mathesis fiunt.