Focus on the Family

Matt Bell

Matt is a full-time biblical money management writer and speaker, serving as managing editor at Sound Mind Investing (, a Christian company founded in 1990 that helps people invest successfully in order to provide for their family’s long-term needs and support God’s work in the world. Matt also writes his own blog ( and speaks at churches, universities, conferences, and other venues throughout the country. 

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What Does It Mean to Have a Biblical View of Work?

For all of us, the fruits of our labor can be used for the good of those around us.

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Practicing Generosity as a Family

Money can have a strong hold over us. Giving it away breaks that hold.

teaching our kids to manage money, this little boy with a piggy bank and a big smile is learning to manage his money.

Let’s Help Our Kids Manage Money Well

“As a young person, I didn’t realize the impact that early financial habits would have on my future,” says the author in this book excerpt. Join him on a journey of personal discovery and learn about practical and biblical lessons for wise money management.

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God-Honoring Money Habits for Kids

Matt Bell explains how parents can teach their children to budget, tithe, save, invest and serve with the money they have at an age-appropriate level.

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Wise to Save, Blessed to Give

Teaching children biblical principles, is especially important when it comes to how they handle money.