Money Matters

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What Trajectory Are You On?

December 28, 2022

Money Matters Brought to you by: OneAscent Wealth,  According to data compiled by TechJury, almost half of Americans report that they are workaholics. 77% say they’ve experienced career burnout. Nearly 66% of workers admit that they don’t have the work-life balance that they really need. A simple question to consider: is this life to …

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Financially Planning for Children

November 29, 2022

Money Matters Brought to you by: OneAscent Wealth,  According to the latest data from the USDA, parents can expect to spend between $200,000 – $300,000 raising a child from birth to age 17. And that’s just spending on necessities like food, clothing, transportation, and medical care! Once you add any extra-curricular, educational, or entertainment …

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Teaching a Stewardship Mindset

October 26, 2022

Money Matters Brought to you by: OneAscent Wealth, “I want to go to the jump place!” Our three-year-old son loves a trampoline park and often expresses his love with this simple statement. Bless his little heart, he’s yet to develop the categories of what the trip costs and how often we can go based …

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What Story Do You Want Others to Tell About Your Life?

September 27, 2022

Money Matters Brought to you by: OneAscent Wealth, “The greatest legacy one can pass on to one’s children and grandchildren is not money…but rather a legacy of character and faith.” –Billy Graham  The purpose of a financial plan is more than just earning money. It’s to grow assets that enable you to live an …

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4 Steps to Prepare for an Aging Parent

August 25, 2022

Money Matters  Brought to you by: OneAscent Wealth, As your parents begin settling into their final phase of life, their health, residence, and finances could become a significant factor in your own financial planning—especially if your parents have tasked you with settling their estates. Navigating the logistical and emotional challenges associated with caring for …

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5 Tips to Prepare Your Teen to be Financially Responsible as a College Student

July 26, 2022

Money Matters Brought to you by: OneAscent Wealth,  As your teen prepares to go off to college for the first time, they’ll have to learn to manage their money well. It comes as no surprise that most teens struggle with this the first year or two but teaching your child these five lessons early …

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The Tension of Money

June 27, 2022

Money Matters Brought to you by: OneAscent Wealth, Before joining the financial industry, I spent several years serving as a pastor. Throughout my preaching ministry, two things surprised me when it came to the Bible and money.  The first was how frequently God’s Word speaks about money. Take the book of Proverbs for instance. …

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Being Wise in a Volatile Investment Market

June 1, 2022

Money Matters If you’ve been watching the news lately, you’ve probably noticed that the stock market has been on a bit of a roller coaster ride. With concerning headlines on your favorite news channel, and the balance of your investment accounts fluctuating, it can be easy to become anxious. However, it’s important to remain focused …

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Is Generosity a Spiritual Gift or a Calling?

April 26, 2022

Money Matters If you are a follower of Jesus, then God has made you part of His plan and has gifted you to accomplish the works He put you here to do. Ephesians 2:10 says, “For you are His workmanship, created for good works in Christ Jesus, which God has planned beforehand, that you should …

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The Road to Peace & Contentment in your Financial Life

March 29, 2022

Money Matters Hays Latimer, a Senior Lead Advisor for OneAscent Wealth, has been serving clients for over 17 years. Here he shares with us tips for finding a financial advisor that will best meet our needs as well as five timeless principles to guide our financial decision making. Choosing a Financial Advisor. Not everyone will …

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