What Is Your Mission?

Jones, Michael L.
August 2006
Journal of Financial Planning;Aug2006, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p42
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the development of a personal mission statement, a concise statement outlining one's core beliefs about their life purpose. American writer Ralph Waldo Emerson is quoted, as is the New Testament book of Romans from the Christian Bible. Personal reflection is encouraged among those in the financial planning industry. Financial planning, it is suggested, helps others to realize their own goals and aspirations, and to reaffirm their values. A brief guide is offered to help financial planners develop a personal mission statement. INSET: Creating Your Mission Statement.


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