My Latest Musings:

  • Dear Community, Tax Day is fast approaching here in the United States. It’s probably our least-beloved holiday, poor thing. And we have strong FEELINGS about it! Tax Day means different things to different people. Whether you … Dread it, hate it, or feel pretty OK about it… File months early OR are up ‘til 3AM the night before… Love the tidy stacks of paper OR are beyond overwhelmed… Haven’t filed for YEARS… Look forward to a refund OR owe more…

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  • Dear Money Adventurer, Community is more than support and encouragement; it’s a commitment to hear each other’s voices and honor each others’ experiences. Genuinely listening to the voices of marginalized people in our communities is an essential piece of this solidarity. The rise we’re seeing in racist, anti-Asian violence is heartbreaking. The brutality needs to stop. In the face of this hatred and xenophobia, it’s important to honor and lift up Asian voices in our communities. So today, I’d like…

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  • Dear Money Adventurer, Are you a budding or seasoned entrepreneur? Perhaps someone considering starting their own business one day? Today’s interview is for you. On her podcast, Women Today, Emma Teitel interviewed me about my journey as a creativepreneur. Emma is a dear friend, mom, and body-centered psychotherapist who specializes in the empowerment of girls and women around the world, and I found her to be a wonderful host. During the interview, I share candidly about many different parts of…

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  • Dear Money Adventurer, I’ve shared this story before, but I think it’s worth sharing again because I get asked this question so often: “What are you reading, Bari? And more specifically, what money books are you reading?” Just yesterday, I was asked this question during an Art of Money book club meeting. It was then that I answered honestly that even though I read a lot, I RARELY read books about money. Everyone was shocked. Sure, at the beginning of…

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  • Dear Money Adventurer, One of my favorite things about working with money is the intimate connections we forge with trust and authenticity every time we delve into these waters. From the mundane moments to the soulfully deep places where the desires of our hearts reside, here we explore our stories and patterns, finding forgiveness to release the past, and begin a new chapter in our money journey. Here we discover that our relationship with money is like a river, flowing…

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  • Dear Money Adventurer, I love the connection that we share here. I’m honored to be a part of your world as a storyteller, cheerleader, lover of dark chocolate, and ardent supporter of your personal money journey (whatever that looks like for you). I’m always excited to share stories of growth with you, however surprising or unexpected they may be at times, especially when they don’t look quite the way we might expect. Because at the junction of authenticity and community…

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