All our decisions are governed by emotions. Food is a classic example, when we see that sandwich or the chocolate cake or the donuts, we can taste it. Our emotions have told us.
Money is another classic example. If we are happy, sad, stressed or angry, it is very easy to take the credit card for an outing to make ourselves feel better. If you use money in this way, that is what your children will also learn.
Seth Godin said, “we have a conflicted emotional connection to money.” Continue reading
Funny how songs have a habit of popping into our heads. I was wondering why this song – You Don’t Bring Me Flowers popped into my head this morning as I was walking from the train to the office.
A lot of our week has been meeting with women in business. They’re busy building their businesses, looking after their children and their homes. Then at the end of the day, they are just too tired to relax and enjoy the time they have with their partners. Continue reading
I want to talk about and plan our money, but my partner doesn’t!
Are you feeling nagged or hounded by your partner about money? It can be very frustrating for you both when one of you wants to talk about money and the other one doesn’t.
Here are a few reasons that this can happen and what you can do about it. Continue reading
“l’ll be happy when I get the pay rise” or “I’ll be happy when I get a ………” Just insert whatever the word is for you.
Why do so many of us wait to be happy? What is wrong with being happy right now? And, why do we look to money to make us happy? Continue reading