April 29, 2020
If you are like most people, your important information is scattered all over the place. It may be in a file drawer, on your desk, in your computer or on your phone. What would happen if you were incapacitated and your family or caretakers needed to handle your affairs? Would they know where the important information in located and how to use it? Join us to hear what you need to get organized.
The Compass Blog has more on creating, updating, and organizing all that information so your family knows where it is and can use it if needed.
April 24, 2020
You may have heard of the FIRE Movement either on social media or in the news. FIRE stands for Financial Independence, Retire Early. Brent and Amy Jones are a young couple with young children. In this episode of Money Stories, Brent and Amy talk about their pursuit of financial independence and how they balance their family's needs, generosity, and their financial goals.
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April 22, 2020
Watching the stock market going up and down can cause stress, tension and anxiety. Yet there is nothing we can do about it. And you haven’t really lost any money until you pull the money out of the market. Until then, it’s just a number on paper.
Instead of stressing over what you can’t control, try meditating on 1 Timothy 6:7-8, “For we brought nothing into the world, just as we shall not be able to take anything out of it. If we have food and clothing, we shall be content with that.”
The Compass Blog has more on putting the stock market gyrations into perspective.
April 17, 2020
A sequel to last week's episode, Jaclyn and John Kennedy are back to discuss their desire to find a money/life balance that works for their family. Jaclyn has been able to modify her work schedule to be able to spend more time with their young children. Like most decisions, this one had financial implications they've had to navigate together.
April 15, 2020
Are you stressing to the max due to job layoffs, the potential for job loss, empty grocery shelves, being stuck in the house, worrying about the health of your family and financial insecurity?
Maybe some of these things are simply out of your control. But one of the ways to feel better is to actively control those things that you are able to control.
Read the Compass Blog for more ideas about staying sane during these crazy times.
April 10, 2020
When John Kennedy decided to leave the firm he was with and start his own business, he knew that decision would impact his family, financially and otherwise. In this episode of Money Stories, John and Jaclyn Kennedy share how they navigated this decision as a family and lessons learned along the way.
April 8, 2020
It is easy to get into a spending rut and not pay attention to where the money is going. But those assumptive spending habits can be wasting your hard earned cash.
Look at both the big things and the small things you buy on a regular basis in order to challenge each and every expense to see what can be eliminated.
The Compass Catholic blog has more on which expenses to challenge. Your bank account will thank you!
April 3, 2020
Danielle Bean is a wife, mom of eight, author, speaker, and host of Girlfriends podcast. In this episode of Money Stories, Danielle shares how she and her husband financially navigate having a large family while teaching their children about stewardship.
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