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Tag: Financial Psychology

Economic News Increases Money Anxiety

Watch this video on YouTube Two economic indicators suggest that the US economy is recovering from the recession. The housing market is almost back to 2006 levels in most areas of the country. We’ve also seen record highs for the Dow Jones stock index. Yet,...

Give Sinking Financial Ship a Chance to Come Back Up

Watch this video on YouTube When should you abandon a sinking financial ship? Not merely because it’s being tossed by stormy seas. I was reminded of this at a recent gathering of financial advisors. One participant noted that five years ago he would have never...

Finding Your Financial Comfort Zone

Watch this video on YouTube Try to imagine the enormous range of possible financial conditions in which human beings can live. At the lowest end is bare subsistence—the minimum food and shelter possible to sustain life. At the highest end is unlimited...

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...

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...