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Bari Tessler

Why is money so stressful and sticky in our love relationships? Bari, we can talk about anything — sex, politics, vaccinations, religion — but we can’t get on the same page about money. We either fight about it … or don’t talk about it at all. I can’t tell you how many couples have told me some version of that, over the last 16 years. And study after study shows: money is the #1 source of stress in intimate relationships.…

October 21, 2017
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Money Mocha 2

For many people, the mere thought of sitting down, logging into their accounts, and looking at the real-life numbers of what they earn, spend, save, and owe is mildly (or extremely) terrifying. If you find yourself in that camp, know that you’re not alone. Why is looking at our money so doggone hard? What can we do about it? And what’s really waiting for us, on the other side? Sit back, relax, and listen in as I share my thoughts…

October 19, 2017
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Money Mocha 1

So there you are, all set to pay your bills in a loving, conscious way. Your candle’s lit. You put a few squares of your favorite, fair-trade dark chocolate on a saucer (the fine china, even). You’ve got soft jazz playing and incense wafting. And suddenly, you hit a wall of fog. You go “deer in headlights” and can’t focus on the numbers on the screen, let alone unpack your feelings about them. You’re overwhelmed with emotions you can’t quite…

October 17, 2017
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