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When You Need A Financial Therapist, What Do You Need To Know?

      You may not be familiar with the field of Financial Therapy, or that there are therapists who specifically work with people on their emotions around money. A Certified Financial Therapist must complete formal educational requirements that train them on how to guide their clients in improving their money relationships by understanding their money beliefs. As the client, it is important to understand the different aspects of the therapist’s training before choosing to...

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How to Improve Your Relationships with Financial Empathy

        If we are honest, we all want to improve our relationships. We have an idea of what the perfect relationship may be. It could be someone you know personally or from a favorite television show or movie. It’s important to remember though, what you see in others may be what we call the ‘highlight reel’ of their lives, the parts they want others to see. Reality just might be a less rosy picture. As to those characters you connect to on-screen, they...

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Money Beliefs And Family, How Do They Connect?

     

     Your first understanding about money and what it can, or cannot do, you’ve learned from your family system. That system includes parents, step-parents, siblings, step-siblings, grandparents, aunts and uncles, cousins and the list goes on. Everyone within the system has an impact. Your group can be large or small, depending on your family structure. There can be a variety of relationship dynamics within that system, too - married, divorced,...

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What Expectations Have You Developed Around Money?

 

         We all have expectations about money, whether they are good or bad, but how do they develop? Where do they come from? It is unlikely you have a memory of how or where you got them from, but they are there in your mind and influencing what you think and feel about money.

         Your expectations begin from the time you are very young and they come first from your family system. Your family nurtures you, teaching...

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