Starting an Inclusive Artistic Community

Embracing inclusivity in artistic communities is essential for building thriving and supportive spaces where every voice matters.

Establishing Boundaries & Trust for financial solidarity

Establishing boundaries and trust are essential for financial solidarity within a relationship. We will explore the importance of setting financial goals, communicating openly about money matters, and establishing mutual respect to build a strong foundation for financial stability. The first step towards financial solidarity is setting clear and achievable financial goals. This could include anything … Read more

How gambling addiction affects family dynamics

Gambling addiction is a serious issue that affects not only the individual suffering from it but also has profound consequences on their families. The ripple effect of gambling addiction can cause emotional, financial, and relationship stress within a family unit, impacting everyone’s wellbeing. We will these aspects and provide some insights into how to tackle … Read more

How Money Effects Polyamorous Relationships

Money is an essential part of our daily lives, and it can also play a significant role in polyamorous relationships. In fact, finances are often cited as one of the biggest challenges faced by people in non-monogamous relationships. Whether you’re managing shared expenses or navigating individual financial situations, there are several ways that money can … Read more

Predatory Fees Prey on the Incarcerated and Their Families

In today’s digital era, where a call or message to a loved one is just a tap away, it’s a harsh reality that for families of the incarcerated, staying connected is a luxury they often can’t afford. Behind the cold walls of correctional facilities, a predatory system thrives, turning basic communication into a financial nightmare. … Read more

A Practical Guide to Collective Money Management

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Cooperative finance is built on the fundamental principle of mutual aid. In essence, it is a system of financial management where individuals come together, pool resources, share risks, and collaboratively make decisions on how to grow their funds

Money Management Misconceptions in My Marriage?

Capture the essence of building a strong financial foundation in marriage, emphasizing teamwork, growth, and mutual support.

Managing Money in Multi-Partner Relationships

Navigating the intricate dynamics of polyamory extends beyond the emotional and relational realms – it also encompasses the practical, particularly in the realm of finance. Managing money in multi-partner relationships offers a unique set of challenges and opportunities, requiring a level of transparency, communication, and flexibility that may not be as pronounced in monogamous setups. … Read more

Explaining Cryptocurrency to Your Parents

Dive into the world of cryptocurrency with our beginner-friendly guide. Learn the basics, debunk myths, and discover how to start exploring digital currency with confidence and a touch of humor.

The Heart of Money: An Insight into Behavioral Economics

Behavioral economics is like the vibrant underpainting of a traditional economic canvas. It adds depth and color to the otherwise black-and-white world of traditional economics, painting a more holistic and realistic picture of how we make financial decisions. Simply put, behavioral economics is the study of psychology as it relates to the economic decision-making processes … Read more

How to Communicate About Finances With Your Loved Ones

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In our journey through life, one of the most complex and often uncharted territories is that of financial communication with our loved ones. Money, an entity so deeply intertwined with our emotions, dreams, and fears, often becomes a source of tension in relationships. But why is talking about finances so fraught with difficulty? It’s not … Read more

Shared Dreams, Shared Dollars: Financial Planning for Couples

When I first met Aaron*, a client of mine, he was at his wit’s end. His relationship with his wife, Rebecca*, had hit rocky waters, and most of their disputes were about money. Aaron, a conservative spender, believed in saving for a rainy day and meticulously budgeting every dollar. Rebecca, on the other hand, was … Read more

Teaching Kids about Money

As a mother, I have come to realise that one of the most important life lessons we can impart on our children is financial literacy. Picture this: if we consider life as a complex puzzle, then understanding money is like having the corner pieces. They’re not the whole picture, but they give you a place … Read more

Parenting on a Budget: My Journey as a Single Mom

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As I sit here today, a certified financial psychologist, author, and advocate for financial wellness, I can’t help but reflect on the winding road that brought me here. It’s a journey punctuated by highs and lows, moments of despair, and flickers of hope. But there’s one aspect of this journey that profoundly shaped who I … Read more

Polyamory and Personal Finance

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the nuances of budgeting, expense tracking, and long-term financial planning in polyamorous relationships, uncovering both the challenges and strategies for managing money in a multi-partner dynamic.

The Influence of Generational Wealth

Generational wealth refers to assets that are passed down from one generation to another. This wealth can take many forms – income, property, investments – and provides financial stability and opportunity to recipients. While generational wealth has many benefits, we must understand its larger impact on socioeconomic equity if we aim to create a just … Read more

5 Financial Conversations You Must Have Before Getting Married!

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The content emphasizes the importance of open and honest communication about financial matters between couples. It covers five critical areas: debt and credit scores, financial goals, spending habits, income, and insurance. In each area, the significance and strategies for effective discussion are elaborated, stressing on shared decision-making for achieving better financial health and stability

A Guide for Couples Buying A Home

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House-hunting with your spouse is a romantic narrative veiled in layers of financial complexity and emotional nuances. As a financial psychologist, I’ve seen this odyssey elevate relationships and destabilize them, build empires of comfort and mountains of debt. Let’s walk through this labyrinthine journey together, breaking down the aspects that most couples blissfully ignore or … Read more

Starting A Business with A Friend

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Starting a business is a thrilling endeavor, filled with hopes, dreams, and the promise of potential success. Embarking on this journey with a friend by your side can make the process even more exciting. After all, who better to share the highs and lows of entrepreneurship than someone you already trust and share a bond … Read more

How To Show Encouragement To Others?

In a world driven by ambition, competition, and constant flux, we often overlook a simple yet profound act – offering encouragement. While the importance of technical skills, knowledge, and practicality cannot be denied, the potency of a kind word or a supportive gesture remains unmatched. Drawing from my background in financial psychology and personal experiences, … Read more