Episode 63: Security, Hope and Significance: The True Value of Mothers

Mother’s Day seems like a silly holiday! Well, at least that’s the perspective of guest hosts Missy Garcia and Grace Angel on the Stuff About Money podcast.

In this episode, Erik Garcia, CFP®, ChFC®, BFA™, and Xavier Angel, CFP®, ChFC®, CLTC, step back as their daughters take the lead in discussing the significance and value of their mothers and mothers everywhere.

Episode Highlights:

  • Grace and Missy share their perspectives on Mother’s Day. (1:07)
  • Erik discusses how mothers provide security, hope, and significance throughout life. (7:23)
  • Xavier believes that mothers are the backbone of the family, providing security and support. (11:00)
  • Xavier mentions that mothers serve as nurturers by nature, providing a soothing presence and grounding influence, even in times of conflict. (17:59)
  • Missy shares that expressing appreciation and kindness towards mothers can be shown through gestures such as making breakfast in bed or simply being nice, giving hugs, and smiling. (20:20)
  • Grace and Missy each share their favorite quality about their mother. (23:55)

Key Quotes:

  • “My mom to this day makes me feel significant. The whole world could be against me. I think my mom would still make me feel significant. ” – Erik Garcia, CFP®, BFA
  • “I’m a better person, you know, physically, spiritually, from a professional standpoint. She’s made me a better person all around.” – Xavier Angel, CFP®, ChFC, CLTC
  • “My favorite quality about my mom is I like having quality time with her. But, I like how I feel like we have a lot in common for most for most things. So, I think that’s one of my favorite qualities about my mother.” – Grace Angel.
  • “My favorite quality about my mom is she’s always kind to me and she always loves me, no matter what I do. She always loves me.” – Missy Garcia

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