Couples + Money

I’m using our carpet fund to take my family to Barcelona instead.

Dear Money Adventurer, Over the last year and a half of living through a global pandemic, many of us find ourselves navigating a shift in perspective, realigning our goals, or fine-tuning personal priorities. Personally, I’ve found myself pondering life and death, like so many of us probably are, and I’ve realized that I want to experience more of life right now. So, after saving up to have nice new carpets put in our home, I’m taking my family to Barcelona…

October 27, 2021
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10 Things Your Financial Therapist Wants You to Know

Dear Money Adventurer, Every single one of us is on our own one-of-a-kind money journey, tailor-made by our unique circumstances of family, upbringing, culture, and personal experience. Still, after a decade of training to become a Somatic Therapist – and over twenty years as a Financial Therapist – there are a few things that I find myself saying over and over again, to my Art of Money students, in interviews, to my family, friends, and even myself sometimes. No matter…

October 19, 2021
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How to resolve everyday conflict with relationship expert Jayson Gaddis

Dear Money Adventurer, What do you do when a disagreement with your sweetie about spending devolves into you shutting down while they want to hash it out? Or when a miscommunication around expectations with your business team results in terse emails and an awkward atmosphere in your small business? How do you handle a communication breakdown with a dear friend when you’re both harboring feelings of hurt and disappointment? Conflict is an inevitable part of being human. But, just like…

September 20, 2021
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