You want to become a better manager of your own budget? Are you trying to figure out the world of investments? There are all kinds of financial freedom seminars available. Some of the ones that you hear about are really legitimate and can teach you a lot of information that will help you.

Unfortunately, there are also some that are advertised that are just money-making schemes. Be careful that you dont waste your time and money on something that turns out to be a scam!

There are legitimate companies which offer financial freedom seminars without charging a fee to the public. They may, however, sell their books and other things related to financial freedom.

One of these companies even offers people a free dinner at a local restaurant if people will come and listen to their financial freedom seminar lecture for several hours. Maybe it is worth it to listen for 3 or 4 hours. Most of us are likely to learn something just by listening to them share information.

What we wouldnt like is to feel pressured to buy their books and other supplies or to join some membership. One wonders if people are missing out by not showing up, listening to the lecture, and eating the free meal. Do you think they are for real?

There is an older man named Jim Sammons who claims that he teaches financial freedom seminars that are based on Biblical principles and are completely from a Biblical perspective. He claims that he went through a really bad time financially some time in his past and that he learned these principles then.

He shares from the Bible information about the universal financial principles as well as using examples from his own life. He also teaches some practical training about many things. Some of these topics are: What does it mean to be financially free? What are Gods 4 purposes for money? How can you tell the difference between real and false financial advice? What is the importance of tithing your income? How can a person live within their means? How does a consumer find the best buy for their money?

This is just one example of a financial freedom seminar that seems to be legitimate and not just out to rob you of your hard-earned money. There are many financial experts out there who can help you earn, save, and carefully spend your money.

One way to learn more about your financial future is television. There are often special programs on public broadcasting stations and other channels which will offer you honest to goodness help with your financial future.

Financial freedom seminars are great and really help if they are put together by folks who have integrity and really care about helping people. But remember its not just about getting money; its about how to invest it, save it, and make wise purchases. The combination of these factors may be outside the scope of some financial freedom seminars. Many of them are geared exclusively toward teaching you to earn money.

One excellent free source of information similar to or beyond what you might receive at a financial freedom seminar can be found on shows with expert Suzie Orman on CNBC. She teaches you how to take control of your personal financial situation. You can also learn a lot on financial programs on CNN, Fox and other news channels.

Before you attend paid financial freedom seminars, research the company to find out what they offer. Remember that some free financial freedom seminars may fall under the you get what you pay for heading. The information offered can be fluff with little to be learned except how to buy products or memberships from the company holding the seminar! You may find it worthwhile to go ahead and pay for one or more affordable financial freedom seminars. Its up to you to decide!