Bari Tessler

When You Come From Wealth: How to Take Courageous Action

Dear Money Adventurer, In a world that often tells us that net worth defines self-worth, the privilege of wealth often comes at the cost of personal connection, hindering our capacity for intimacy, honesty, and vulnerability. After an unexpected inheritance at the age of 22, Iris Brilliant– already active in anti-racist and feminist organizing – found herself unable to reconcile her personal and political values with owning stocks in guns, oil, and tobacco. Navigating this space led Iris to discover her…

January 24, 2022
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Bari Tessler Open Arms

Hi there, Money Adventurer, Whew…a lot is going on in the world right now, eh? (Yes, I’m glaring at you, Mr. 2 year pandemic.) I don’t know about you, but I know that times like these can bring up a lot of tough emotions, and often those emotions bring up our money stuff as well. And that combo? Can turn us into a hot mess. As in, there isn’t enough dark chocolate or warm baths to help us get through…

January 16, 2022
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Dear Money Adventurer, As you know, we’re getting close to the end of the registration period for the Art of Money 2022 program. If you’re reading this and you’re still trying to make a decision about whether or not to join us yourself, well…I have some help for you. See, the decision you’re trying to make now is a money decision: Should you spend money on improving your relationship with money? Feels like a bit of a paradox, right? If…

January 14, 2022
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