Money Mochas

Sometimes, we hit a brick wall, with our money stuff. (This is useful. When we listen to it.) The credit card payment comes due … and we feel all kinds of anger, shame, or just plain resistance. Or we see “student loan payment” in our monthly spending plan … and feel a queasy knot of anger in our stomach. What’s going on here … is simpler than you might think. (And way more profound.) What we CALL our spending, saving,…

October 19, 2016
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Most of us have HUGE resistance to doing money work — at least in the beginning.   An elegant, successful client of mine once told me: she’d rather talk about her sex life than her bank accounts! And even when we know that we “should” work on our money — we’re still resistant. Talk to a bookkeeper? Yikes! Look at our income and spending with our honey? Run away!! There’s a name for this resistance. It’s not just fear. It’s…

October 18, 2016
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I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it for years to come: When couples choose to do money work together, you will move mountains. You can become closer, more intimate, more on-the-same-team, than ever before. You can peer beneath the surface of those fights (or those closed-off lines of communication) and see what’s really going on. You can make it fun and playful. And, I know it sounds crazy, but: you can make money work downright sexy. (Ahem.) But here’s…

November 12, 2015
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