“Mormonad,” New Era, Oct. 1978, 49
This Won’t Work
Unfortunately, it isn’t this inexpensive to send yourself on a mission or to keep yourself there. It costs an average of $4,000 for a two-year mission, and President Kimball has counseled you to earn much of that yourself. So along with your spiritual preparation, you’ll have to prepare financially by going without unessentials, and starting a savings account—today.