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As your personal wealth grows, does God’s Kingdom grow as well?
The right mindset is key and in this Fun Friday episode we look at some of the most impactful areas from Andrew Sather’s discussion and how to apply those in your life. Remembering the margin of safety is key and keeping our guards up to not get sucked into the lies that social media is trying to push on us daily.
Invest in yourself. You never know what skills you may learn. And with those skills, what God can do with them. You'll be that much more ready and equipped to fight the battle. Click To TweetChris Grainger
That’s out of Proverbs 21 5. Right? So if you go back and check out, Andrew’s. Episode on Wednesday, he talks about desire, patience, and discipline. And it’s really important to keep those in mind. You know, that margin of safety that Andrew’s talking about is so critical, you know, and not chasing the flashy things out there and chasing the Joneses because remember the Joneses are broke.
So we need to make sure that we’re putting a margin of safety and that we’re actually investing in doing things and building wealth and trying to. A level of income and a level of wealth that aligns with what God has in store for us in our lives. Right. And not chase what’s on social media, not just looking out there and seeing all the stuff and all the flashiness and going out there.
Cause remember I brought up that fish hook, you know, that, that floating through the water, it looks great until the fish relapse bites down on there’s a hook in it. So you need to be careful, need to be paid. You need to manage your debt. Okay. That’s something that we really need to be careful. There’s so much debt out there.
You need help with that. Reach out to us on the line with that. As we really can help you with our coaching program with that. Now I loved how Andrew said invest in yourself. Burst. That is a great piece of advice too many times. We’ll run down all these trees, these rabbit trails, and we’ll, we’ll throw money here.
We’ll throw money there. Well, gotta have Netflix, you know, gotta have this subscription, that subscription, whatever it may be. Are you actually investing in yourself? Are you investing in yourself in ways to help you grow as a Christian? That’s a question you really need to be asking, be looking into is where is that money going?
Because you know what, if you take that option. To invest in yourself. You never know what skills you may learn. And with those skills, what God can do with them, you know, you’ll be that much more ready and equipped to fight the battle. Okay. Gas to go back, check out that episode on Wednesday, major episode, tons of insight on how to get quit, how to get rich, but there’s not quickly to that.
So let’s jump in on our fun Friday on some three tips around health, wealth, and self. So our health. Here’s what I want you guys to do. Surround the mind more, find a book, found an article, find a blog and started to learn about investing and just read. You need to start sharpening your mind in this areas.
And finances is a very key component as men of what we need to understand. So we learn for ourselves. We learn in different ways. So take ownership, stretch your comfort zone here. You know, if an. Dig into some areas and start, start learning about some investing. Again, Andrew’s information from investing for beginners, a great place to go check out.
So a wonderful podcast. He has a e-letter that goes out and he talks about a different stock every month. And what different ways that they, that, that you can evaluate stocks, but take some time this week. And start doing some research for yourself to, to expand your mind and in the area of investing. All right, for a wealth tip.
I want you to take the time and look at your investment accounts and actually look at them now, just open them up and see what the numbers are. Now. Look at them, your IRA, your 401k, your HSA accounts, whatever those accounts are. Take a T take a deep dive, the five 20 nines, right? Too many times, we just sit here.
No set it and forget it is an okay strategy, but you have to make sure your allocations are right. So ask questions, take some time to dig down a couple layers into it and get the real information on where your investments are going and what they’re, what your long-term goals are. And you know what these investment professionals out there.
So many of them are wanting. Ask questions. If you don’t know, ask questions, there’s no such thing as a bad question. It’s particularly when it comes to investing. So dig into it. If they have you allocated for this mutual fund, ask why, and if you don’t like the answer ask, okay, what options do I have? If I don’t like this?
Maybe you don’t like how it’s aligning with certain funds or certain stocks rather that you don’t have core beliefs with. Asked a question you’ll never know. So we’re well tip, let’s dig into those investment accounts and really get a better understanding. Now, a self tip for the week, share what you learned with your wife.
She needs to have full transparency on all the investment accounts. Where are you guys are going? What your goals are, what adjustments need to be made. They need to be made with her, you know, women, a lot of times they seek security. And from a financial standpoint, they’re looking for us. They’re looking for you as a leaders, as the, as the lions, to be able to lead them and intentionally share the information with them, let them know where we’re at.
Let them know w w maybe where the struggles are, where adjustments need to be made, but do not keep that to yourself. They need to know they gotta be included in these decision. So, this is how you’re going to build wealth together. God brought you two together for a reason, come together in this area and then watch your marriage grow.
So there’s your tips, your health tip. Once you get that book, article, whatever it is, start reading about investing wealth tip, dig into your investment accounts. Let’s really understand the allocations and the sales tip share what you learn with your wife. She needs. Now the book of the week gas. I want you to go pick up this book called the richest man of Babylon.
It’s a great book. It’s actually on Andrew’s book list that he recommends really walks you through some core. Basic going back to those, those principles we talking about of desire, patience, and discipline, to really walk through how the story lays out, how you can grow well. So I want you to check that out, check out the show notes that book.
You’ll be able to go to go grab that. It’s a quick read. It doesn’t take you that long. You can, you can literally knock that out in a weekend. All right. Dad jokes got two of them. So dad joke. Number one. I want to know which one works. My wife accused me of stealing. Stealing hurt the source. Not only was I shocked.
I was also a gassed, appalled and dismayed. All right guys. That’s number one, dad. Joke. Number two. Did you know that? 10 plus 10 and 11 and 11 are the same. Because Tam plus 10 equals 20 and 11 plus 11 equals 22. So there you go guys. So guys let us know which one, which one hits the best. Now the question that I want you to, to think about this weekend, do you want to be rich or do you want to be wealthy?
And guys, that’s really a hard question. You really need to examine your heart, your motives. Where are you trying to get. Uh, is it aligning with where God wants you to go? Okay. So remember this, the proverb this week, Proverbs 21 5, the plans that are diligence, certainly lead to advantage, but everyone who was in a hurry certainly comes to poverty.
Guys. This has been a great week talking about building wealth, share this with others. If there are people out there just lines that are trying to. Um, okay. Give us that five star rating. Write a review. That really makes a difference for the podcast. Uh, guys, I hope you have a great weekend. Have some fun, go build some wealth and go out there and unleash the lion within.
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We share with you tips that will impact your health, wealth and self as you grow as a Lion. The book of the week is a great resource that Andrew highly recommends and will help get your mind focused in the right direction for building wealth.
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Book of the week: The Richest Man In Babylon, by George S Clason
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