Why You Need A Money Support Group
“If you are going to arrive at your problems, arrive at your problems with more money and as much wealth as you can.” – Lisa Nichols
Let’s talk about money. Money is a dignified conversation. Conversation being the key word! Money is a dignified conversation that we don’t talk enough about. In fact, we’ve learned not to talk about it from our family, our mothers, grandparents, and community. Instead, we just kind of navigate money. Well, here’s what I know…
It’s time to talk about money and finances, and it’s time to talk about something other than the struggle. We are going to talk about wealth building and financial growth.
Money is Energy
I went from broke and broken to respectfully being in the top 1% of income earners in America. I used to be nervous and, even still, a little jittery when I say that because I don’t want it to compromise my commitment, or your perception of my love for you.
We have so much energy around money. Money is energy. And for the record, money is a masculine energy. We get all out of our skin about that statement unless you have learned to overcome that feeling. So, let’s talk about how to increase your abundance, because abundance is for everyone!
Money, Finance, Wealth. Same zip code, different block.
You must know where you are, in order to see where you are headed. Where you are right now, financially, didn’t happen overnight. And where you are going won’t happen overnight either. We must be consistent.
I want to talk about money, finance, and wealth because they are all in the same zip code, but they don’t live on the same block.
You can have money and still be in struggle, right?
You can have finances to navigate and still wonder, am I going to have enough?
You can have wealth and still be sad.
Let’s be clear, if you are going to arrive at your problems, arrive at your problems with more money, arrive there with as much wealth as you can.
What Wealth Looks Like
Wealth allows you to navigate. Wealth equals freedom. It doesn’t determine who I am, it just gives me more access to better memories. It allows me to solve problems for my family, and for myself. It allows me to build memories for my community. It allows me to step in and support. That’s the importance of wealth for me.
Most of us come into this world with a body of beliefs around money. It’s handed down to us from prior generations. Unless we seek out other belief systems, other perceptions, more education for a deeper understanding, then we will live out our parents’ limiting beliefs, fears, and scarcity mindset around money. This is why a money support group is so necessary.
This was a hard one for me. I started making a lot of money, but I hadn’t learned about money. No one in my community or immediate surroundings could give me the information I needed. I had to make the difficult effort to step out of my community, out of my nationality, out of my gender in order to learn about money. Love yourself enough to ask..
How do I earn more money?
How do I create multiple income streams?
And if I make money, how do I hold onto my money?
How do I make my money go further, faster?
How do I save my money better?
How do I make more money on my return?
How do I scale my money?
How do I pay me forward?
How do I make generational wealth?
I am here to tell you that there is so much that we can do with our money. You have to know where you are going and where you are growing! Let’s get there.
In Order to Earn You Have to Learn
In order to grow significant wealth, you will need a team of advisors. Think of them as coaches or mentors. You will need to surrender to growth, surrender to the opportunity and the possibility to expand.
First, identify where you are:
“I need to figure out how to NOT run out of money. I need to make it to the end of the month.”
“I’ve got enough money, but not enough to breathe and create and have freedom. I can’t afford any emergencies.”
“The money is flowing. But, how do I scale this effortlessly? How can I make my money work for me? How can I create a legacy?”
Energy Grows Where Energy Goes
What I realized is that we don’t spend enough time looking at our money. And, we don’t spend enough time looking at new ways to make money. It won’t just come to you all the time. We need to sit in creation mode. Write it down. Speak it out loud. Listen to others. And then sit some more with the intention of your money going further.
Money Saved is Money Earned
What can I create today? This week? This month? Record your financial wins, whether it’s earnings or savings, whether it’s creation or elimination. Yes, if you eliminate a bill, you have eliminated a cost and you have just earned your money back. Record that eliminated cost before you spend it elsewhere and lose it again.
Be Intimate With Your Money
Be willing to get intimate with your money. Know your numbers. Every single month I go over every single account in detail. Turn to your advisors, those people you trust, who you have seen have success and manage money well. Together, talk about money and devise your plan to grow your wealth.
Don’t share money conversations with the wrong people. I don’t talk about money with people who have a bad relationship with their money. I came from the “never enough”, from the lack and scarcity, and I don’t want to go back.
I invite you to look at how you are earning money. Look at your savings. If you are in a corporate job, did you know you can buy your way to freedom? You first have to know how much it costs.
Your Job is Your Investor
Your job isn’t just your job, it’s your investor. Your job will help you invest. People say, Lisa, I don’t want a job. Your job is to provide the money you will use to invest. Your most critical money decisions must be made based on facts and logic. Not emotion. Money is not an emotional topic.
The Power of Seeking Counsel
I struggled for years, financially, because I wanted to keep my finances to myself. Money is a necessary conversation. We owe it to our family, our children, our legacy to seek counsel. My life is barely recognizable because I sought counsel from wiser and more experienced people.
“Seeking counsel and trusting the right people was the key to my next-level.”
So start the conversation and start to gather your team. Be the genius in your zone and let someone else support your financial growth. Knowing what NOT to do is as important as knowing what to do. So, ask disruptive questions like, “Where have you made money mistakes in the past?” “What can I do with the money that I haven’t done yet?”
With a money support group, you are going to grow by having conversations, asking all the questions, and discovering multiple income opportunities. They don’t just come up and show themselves. You have to look for the opportunity and you have to create wealth.
I challenge you to start the conversation here. I love to hear from you. Where are you starting your financial journey from? What are your financial goals? Do you have a financial team that you trust? Let us hear from you in the comments. This is a safe place to share and not be judged. We all come from different backgrounds and geniuses. That is what makes this a dignified conversation.
I am your sister in learning and growing your financial wealth. I am your sister in prosperity and possibility. I believe in you!