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Tag: Financial Therapy

Investment Success Based on Client Behavior as well as Portfolio

Watch this video on YouTube There’s an essential aspect of investing that, most likely, neither you nor your financial planner have been trained to see: Your long-term financial success is based less on the structure of your portfolio than it is on your ability...

Bankrate Article Takes a Look at Money Scripts

A recent Bankrate article by Clark Palmer takes a look at some of the beliefs about money that can keep people stuck in financially ineffective behavior. Palmer refers to a 2012 study on money scripts conducted by Brad Klontz and Sonya L. Britt. Rick is also quoted in...

Financial Therapy With Dave Jetson

A new advice talk show, called the Daily Helpline, is being aired on Fox television stations. Dave Jetson’s work in financial therapy is highlighted in one of the segments, in which financial therapy is recommended for a guest with financial difficulties. You...

It’s Not How Much You Spend, It’s Why You Spend

Watch this video on YouTube “It’s not just shopping, it’s retail therapy.” As a bumper sticker or a joke between friends, this may be amusing. For those who shop to relieve stress, it’s not nearly so funny. Medicating or soothing painful...

Just Ask Scrooge: Therapy Has Higher Happiness Value Than More Money

Watch this video on YouTube It isn’t how much you earn that makes you rich, it’s how much you keep—your net worth. And it isn’t how much you are worth that makes you happy, it’s what you spend it on. Charles Dickens’s fabled Ebenezer Scrooge embodied this truth....