Bari Tessler

Are you afraid to log into your bank account?

Dear Art of Money Adventurer, When you think about checking your accounts, how do you feel? Is your stomach churning with anxiety at the thought of mounting bills? Do you think of how the pandemic has altered your financial landscape and feel fearful uncertainty flutter in your chest? Does your chest tighten over financial mistakes you’ve made that you wish you could take back? You aren’t alone. Money affects every part of our lives, but few of us were ever…

April 29, 2021
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85% of our Money Decisions are Based on our Emotions.

Dear Money Adventurer, Did you know that research shows that 85% of our money decisions are made based on emotions? In 2002, psychologist Daniel Kahneman, Ph.D., won a Nobel Prize for his team’s groundbreaking work proving, contrary to popular belief, that people are more likely to make financial decisions based on personal perceptions and experiences than on logical reasoning. More than 4 out of 5 of the decisions we make around money depend on how we perceive the choice or…

April 22, 2021
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Why You Want a Health Insurance Advocate on Your Money Support Team

Dear Art of Money Adventurer, One of my favorite things is finding and discovering advocates who work within the various specialities of the financial world. The layers of money work run deep, and I pride myself on finding folks who are not only experts in their field, but also really understand how truly emotional all things money are for most folks. That means the advocates I find have to be super smart, incredibly kind, and have loads of understanding and…

April 14, 2021
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