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Do Overspending and Overeating Go Together?

Watch this video on YouTube Over the years, I’ve noticed a commonality among people with money problems. Many of them are also overweight. Is there a relationship between overspending and overeating? Until now, I couldn’t be sure my experience was anything more than...

Spenders, Savers, and Successful Savers

Watch this video on YouTube Are you a spender or a saver? According to Scarborough, a market research firm, only 9% of adults in the U.S. label themselves as spenders. This is the percentage who “mostly agree” with the statement, “I am a spender...

Leaving Money to Your Kids–Or Not

Watch this video on YouTube “I’ve never seen money passed from one generation to another in a manner that actually benefited the recipient.” When a psychologist said this to me several years ago, I was dumbfounded. Many parents scrimp, save, and...

New Book by Dave Jetson Shows Value of Therapy

Watch this video on YouTube “It’s not about the money.” This saying has become almost a cliché among financial planners and therapists who help clients address the emotional aspects of their relationships with money. We keep using this phrase because...

The Art of Getting Value

Watch this video on YouTube People who successfully build wealth have one trait in common: they understand the art of frugality. These unassuming millionaires know how to live on much less than they make, and they know how to save money.  But those behaviors...

Client-Focused Financial Planning Addresses Money and Emotions

Watch this video on YouTube Anyone who sent a check to the IRS this month certainly doesn’t need to be convinced that there is a relationship between money and feelings.  I can personally attest that paying a hefty tax brings up a great deal of painful...