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by Sarah Winfrey It’s commonly accepted that many high school graduates do not have enough education in the area of personal finance. In fact, personal finance classes are not even required for graduation by most high schools. So is it a surprise that when they get out into the world, they are susceptible to getting […]

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Pick up a copy of February’s Success magazine to read an article written by Drs. Ted and Brad Klontz.  They define and describe the three types of money scripts that are associated with less income and lower net worth (pg. 21).

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Psychology Today: "Do You Have a Money Disorder?"

Published on 01 February 2010 by | Category: Money Disorders, News, Other

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- Dr. Brad Klontz Just about everyone has a complicated relationship with money. Studies show that money is the no. 1 reason for divorce in the early years of marriage and a common area of conflict for couples. Even before the recession, 3 out of 4 Americans identified money as the no. 1 source of […]

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Dr. Ted Klontz to Speak at Davis-Kidd in Nashville

Published on 29 January 2010 by | Category: Other

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Wednesday, February 10 at 7:00 pm—Lecture/Signing by Dr. Ted Klontz-FREE EVENT Do you overspend? Undersave? Keep secrets about money from a spouse or family member? Are you anxious about dealing with your finances? If so, you are not alone. Drawing on decades of experience Dr. Ted Klontz describes the twelve most common “money disorders” – […]

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By Heather Hollingsworth Tensions at home were mounting after Jeremy Field lost a second construction job as the recession hit. He spent his days on the Internet and the phone looking for work. His wife, Kelly, who had been home caring for their toddler son, reluctantly returned to teaching preschool. But her part-time work meant […]

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Karen's Story

Published on 29 September 2009 by | Category: Other, Stories of Change

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Karen’s Story The crisis came when yet another relationship that I had invested a lot of time and money in was ending.  A part of that relationship ending was that it was going to be financially devastating.  I live in one of those states that says what’s yours is half theirs.  My family was once […]

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Claiming Financial Health

Published on 28 August 2009 by | Category: Other, Stories of Change

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MEET ALLISON, 35 From the time my mother and stepfather got married, when I was almost seven, they’ve always been what they call “behind the eight ball.” They never discussed money problems with us directly but there were always comments like “Money doesn’t grow on trees, you know” and “We’re one big expense away from […]

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Close to 200 pairs of shoes, closetfuls of expensive jeans, stacks of cosmetics and fragrance candles, 100 tubes of lip gloss….32-year-old Nikki’s shopping addiction was spinning out of control.  Not only did she rack up $38,000 credit card debt, for years she committed financial infidelity, lying to her husband about her spending.  “I can deal […]

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The NYC Follow-Up to “20/20”

Published on 28 July 2009 by | Category: New Blog Posts, Other, Updates

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Earlier this month Brad and I met at ABC studios on Columbus Square in the middle of Manhattan for a late morning/early afternoon filming of follow-up interviews with ABC News’s Juju Chang for an upcoming story that will air on ABC News’s “20/20.” The purpose was to fill in some of the blanks from the […]

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It All Makes Sense

Published on 20 July 2009 by | Category: Other

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I read a recent article written by Ted Kaczynski’s (the Uni-bomber) younger brother Dave. As an 8 year-old he went to his mom and asked what was wrong with his 15 year-old brother Ted. Dave had noticed that he didn’t have any friends. Mom explained that Ted preferred to spend time alone reading and working […]

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