Hadith on Sadaqah: Acts of charity are true wealth in the Hereafter

Ibn Mas’ud reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Which of you loves the wealth of his heirs more than his own wealth?” They said, “O Messenger of Allah, there are none of us but his own wealth is more beloved to him.” The Prophet said, “Verily, his true wealth is what he puts forward and the wealth of his heirs is what is left behind.

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ al-Bukhārī 6077

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Al-Bukhari

عَنْ ابْنِ مَسْعُودٍ قَالَ قَالَ النَّبِيُّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ أَيُّكُمْ مَالُ وَارِثِهِ أَحَبُّ إِلَيْهِ مِنْ مَالِهِ قَالُوا يَا رَسُولَ اللَّهِ مَا مِنَّا أَحَدٌ إِلَّا مَالُهُ أَحَبُّ إِلَيْهِ قَالَ فَإِنَّ مَالَهُ مَا قَدَّمَ وَمَالُ وَارِثِهِ مَا أَخَّرَ

6077 صحيح البخاري كتاب الرقاق باب ما قدم من ماله فهو له