Financial Therapy is the first full-length guide to the field, bridging theory, practical methods, and a growing cross-disciplinary evidence base to create a framework for improving this crucial aspect of clients’ lives. Its contributors identify money-based disorders such as compulsive buying, financial hoarding, and workaholism, and analyze typical early experiences and the resulting mental constructs […]
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 […]
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).
- 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 […]
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” – […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]