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Bari Tessler

Some money lessons are trials by fire. This is one of those stories. As I emerged from one money initiation — being audited by the IRS — I stepped right into another: hiring a CFO (Chief Financial Officer) for the first time ever. And then? I fired him, 3 weeks later. This wasn’t a gentle, baby step by baby step kinda money learning. It was a big WHOOSH of an initiation. And it taught me a ton about: How far…

April 2, 2019
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Women in the World 10th Annual Summit

BIG DEAL ALERT! Everyone, I’m so excited to announce I’ll be speaking at the 10th annual Women in the World Summit — which describes itself as “a convening of mighty women leaders, blazing activists and courageous movers and shakers who will move you with their provocative first-person storytelling and shake up your worldview” — in New York in a few weeks! For the last 10 years, the Women in the World Summit has been helping to shape opinions, introduce a…

March 22, 2019
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Why do so many people have money anxiety

Recently, a journalist asked me THE question. Again. Why do so many people have so much anxiety about money? This is probably THE money question I’m asked the most, by journalists, community members, and most anyone who hears that I’m a Financial Therapist. So … why is that? And more importantly: what can we do about it? First of all: deep breath. If you’re experiencing anxiety around money — when you sit down to pay the bills or any other…

March 18, 2019
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