By Gretchen Rubin Do you practice money avoidance, or money worship? We are all emotionally complex. Sometimes, we are intentionally dishonest with ourselves so we will feel better. Other times our emotional complexities are subconscious. Those complexities can impact different parts of our lives. An area of particular concern, that can be overlooked, is our […]
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 NATASHA BURTON, LearnVest December 11, 2014 The holiday season is officially in full swing. And that signals a spirit of indulgence for the next few weeks, whether it means splurging on a high-definition TV or indulging in another glass of eggnog at the company party. But December is also an opportune time to set ourselves […]
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 […]