Managing Money Most people approach retirement with a degree of concern over their financial circumstances and how this may impact their lifestyle. That’s because, almost certainly, they will have less to spend than in the past. The best way to allay those fears is to take control of our finances, rather than just hope for the best. More than that, we should also remember the words often used in church when the offering is presented, ‘All things come from you O Lord’. And the Bible’s wisdom that, ‘Whoever trusts in his riches will fall’ (Proverbs 11.28). Whatever financial resources we have, they are not primarily ours.