Author: Guy Hatcher

known as The Legacy Guy – has spent his lifetime helping families plan their legacy. His new book, Your Future Reflection: How to Leave a Legacy Beyond Money, is now available at

I encourage you as you enter into this holiday season to change your perspective and manage your money wisely by giving something tremendously valuable to others – yourself. To help redirect our seasonal thinking I have included four examples of FREE gifts that keep on giving.

The Mr. Jones’s of today will continue to look to the world’s standards by purchasing and obtaining the “in things” in hopes of filling their need for affirmation. In contrast, the rich man, aware he needed to be fulfilled with something more, approached Jesus asking for eternal life.

With a proactive approach, we can forego potentially dangerous financial consequences. By taking a closer look at some of our most basic decisions, such as maintaining joint credit, and calculating the possible long term cost in advance, we can prevent months or years of unnecessary added grief.

Many men stumble their way through as family leaders because understanding the role of husband, father, and leader is learned behavior and must be taught by a father or mentor.