Your Money Personality Affects Relationships

money personalities

Your ‘money personality’ is a behavioural pattern relating to your spending and saving. In a relationship it may appear your Money Personalities clash.  By understanding how opposing types can be complementary in a relationship, you will become a stronger team.

Your Money Personality is rarely just the one type.  The large majority of us are a blend of two and sometimes three.

At different times in your life and depending on circumstances, you will very likely see more than one money personality type in yourself and that’s quite natural. As a result, you’ll probably see a cross over between these – in other words, you can show parts of more than one money personality at the same time. Continue reading

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The Q&A Forum #5

Hi, welcome back.

This is the 5th video in our Q&S series where you get to ask the questions!

This week we have two questions, Monica asks, – I love going out but I always seem to spend too much money. What can I do about it?

Then Stacey’s question is, – I have a lot of small debts, should I consolidate then into one?

There is one more video in this series, so don’t be shy, send in your question, nothing is too small.

All questions will be answered by email. So, send any query you have to hello@moneymentalist.com

Women Undervalue Themselves!

women undervalue

Firstly, let me say thank you for being part of our community.  I know that we can help you achieve your goals, personally and financially and live a lifestyle you love.

You may have noticed that more and more women are going into business for themselves as consultants, coaches and small business owners.  Which is fantastic to see!  But there is a problem. Continue reading

The Other Side of Financial Infidelity

financial infidelity

We’ve read the stories in the media about financial infidelity where one partner has run off with the couple’s life savings, or has mortgaged the house without their partner’s knowledge to pay a tax bill.  That is, until the bailiff comes knocking.

The other week, calls to a morning radio show around financial infidelity were hilarious – you had to laugh otherwise you would have cried! Continue reading

The Q&A Forum #3

Welcome back to our 3rd video in our Q&A series where you get to ask the questions!

We have a cracker one for you today!  It’s a subject that we’ve had numerous questions on so I won’t give a name or where they’re from, but there will be lots of you waiting for this.

This question is:

I’m in my 50’s, I’m single, I don’t have a house, my Super Fund isn’t that large. How am I going to survive in retirement and what can I do to make it better?

Got a question? Send us an email on hello@moneymentalist.com

Pocket Money for Children

pocket money

The topic of pocket money (an allowance) for children can be a highly emotive topic.  Even between parents there can be quite different views on this subject.

The starting point before you even think about talking to your children about pocket money is to make sure that as parents, you are on the same page.  This means you both have to agree on how it is going to work, then implement it. Continue reading