Incorporating Faith Into Your Financial Planning

Do you want to incorporate your faith into your financial planning?

It’s a great question, and it’s a question I’ve started asking… yet I should have made it a priority to have asked it all along.

It’s a question that can make many people feel uncomfortable.

It’s not something I had incorporated into my financial planning when I was younger. The biggest thing that clicked as I aged was that my earthly treasures were just temporary. The Earth was created billions and billions of years ago, and we are here for only less than a blink of an eye. We get comfortable thinking this earthly stuff is forever; it’s not; I believe it’s only a pit stop.

This isn’t just true about our money but our stuff, too! Cars, clothes, retirement accounts, my beloved big boy dog Riley, and my favorite sweatshirt are all temporary. We have a short time to enjoy our earthly treasures or be impactful with our earthly treasures.

Today, I meet people who find complete joy in tithing, helping others financially, and being impactful with the earthly financial treasure. It’s completely selfish on my part, but I also find joy in helping them incorporate this into their financial planning, grow their assets, and help them give it away.

For many, I think you reach a point in life where you really need a bigger home, more socks, more shoes, a new shirt, more stuff you are going to have to part with one day. You are going to get rid of it one day anyway. If more people are honest with themselves, the answer is we don’t need more stuff. Hey—don’t get me wrong—at times, I also struggle with this one too, so I live by these two questions before I purchase something or make a financial decision:

Does this simply my life?

Do I want to spend my life energy on it?

Today, I mentioned I view my earthly treasures as temporary. I am serving as their steward, appointed by God himself. A stewardship journey that began in my late 20s. I’m just here to take care of it, be impactful with others using these treasures, and not spend money on things I really don’t need.

I’m not about looking to guilt anyone but instead helping others discover the joys of giving and being impactful during their time here on Earth.

Now, I’m on a journey to discover how I can be impactful with the treasures I, as the steward, have been given.

Do you want to incorporate your faith into your financial planning?

It’s a great question, and it’s a question I’ve started asking… yet I should have made it a priority to have asked it all along.

It’s a question that can make many people feel uncomfortable.

It’s not something I had incorporated into my financial planning when I was younger. The biggest thing that clicked as I aged was that my earthly treasures were just temporary. The Earth was created billions and billions of years ago, and we are here for only less than a blink of an eye. We get comfortable thinking this earthly stuff is forever; it’s not; I believe it’s only a pit stop.

This isn’t just true about our money but our stuff, too! Cars, clothes, retirement accounts, my beloved big boy dog Riley, and my favorite sweatshirt are all temporary. We have a short time to enjoy our earthly treasures or be impactful with our earthly treasures.

Today, I meet people who find complete joy in tithing, helping others financially, and being impactful with the earthly financial treasure. It’s completely selfish on my part, but I also find joy in helping them incorporate this into their financial planning, grow their assets, and help them give it away.

For many, I think you reach a point in life where you really need a bigger home, more socks, more shoes, a new shirt, more stuff you are going to have to part with one day. You are going to get rid of it one day anyway. If more people are honest with themselves, the answer is we don’t need more stuff. Hey—don’t get me wrong—at times, I also struggle with this one too, so I live by these two questions before I purchase something or make a financial decision:

Does this simply my life?

Do I want to spend my life energy on it?

Today, I mentioned I view my earthly treasures as temporary. I am serving as their steward, appointed by God himself. A stewardship journey that began in my late 20s. I’m just here to take care of it, be impactful with others using these treasures, and not spend money on things I really don’t need.

I’m not about looking to guilt anyone but instead helping others discover the joys of giving and being impactful during their time here on Earth.

Now, I’m on a journey to discover how I can be impactful with the treasures I, as the steward, have been given.

I’m ready! What’s the next step?
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