Episode 100: How Practicing Gratitude Can Impact Your Finances


Work Your Wealth
Work Your Wealth
Episode 100: How Practicing Gratitude Can Impact Your Finances

One of the fun parts of being a financial planner is getting to discuss some of the money moves we’ve made in our household knowing clients and readers are going through similar things. In these Work Your Wealth episodes I’ll be taking time to address how we approached the different money situations and the results of our decisions. Today I’m talking about the amazing and positive impact gratitude can have on your finances.


  • How to have a more fulfilling life through gratitude
  • The way gratitude can positively effect your own finances
  • What gratitude can prevent in your financial life
  • Things to be cautious of that can bust your budget
  • When we feel like we have less than what we need, we tend to do this
  • How gratitude can help you curb your impulse spending
  • Where being grateful for what you currently have can lead you
  • When was the last time you made a financial decision because you were afraid/frustrated with your current situation
  • How chasing dollars can impact your life in other areas
  • Finding the balance between life fulfillment and needing more stuff
  • How to approach a new financial opportunity to maximize the impact it will have
  • The dangers of making financial decisions out of fear
  • How to find fulfillment and growth in your finances
  • Understanding if your spending is in line with your values
  • The effects gratitude can have on your emotional, mental and physical health
  • The snowball effect of gratitude and giving
  • The positive effects of approaching life with abundance
  • The best way to avoid making financial decisions out of fear
  • A way to approach financial decisions when you desire to help others
  • Do this to create a gratitude focused financial plan
  • The number of Americans stressed out about money regardless of income level
  • The importance of reflection on the gratitude that you feel
  • The impact an attitude of gratitude will have on your finances




Mary Beth Storjohann, CFP® is an author, speaker, and financial coach who takes a fun, no-nonsense approach in working with individuals and couples across the country, helping them make smart choices with their money.

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