Highlights of This Episode:
- What a financial behaviorist does
- Why Jacquette decided to become a financial behaviorist
- Why financial mistakes often cost women more than they cost men
- Why we find it difficult to talk about money
- Why conversations about money and what financial success means need to be ongoing discussions
- Why it’s important to acknowledge that financial decisions can be really hard, especially when they involve taking care of loved ones
- What steps you can take to get some clarity about why you’re making the financial choices you’re making
- What three factors influence our feelings about money
- What led Jacquette to write her book
“I think so much of our identity, our self-value, our self-worth is tied up in money.” – Jacquette Timmons (Tweet this.)
About Jacquette Timmons:
Jacquette Timmons is a financial behaviorist who works with everyone from the middle class to the 1%, helping them figure out how to connect their money to life in a real and meaningful way. She helps her clients blend the emotions of money with the math of money, let go of their money “baggage,” and start to move forward with financial goals, feeling more clear, confident and in control than ever before.
Jacquette founded Sterling Investment Management, Inc., and is the author of Financial Intimacy: How to Create a Healthy Relationship with Your Money and Your Mate. Her work has been featured on CNN, HLN, FOX, Black Enterprise, and NPR and in The Wall Street Journal.
Links and Resources Mentioned in This Episode:
- Jacquette Timmons
- The Financial Wheel Exercise
- Financial Intimacy: How to Create a Healthy Relationship with Your Money and Your Mate
- Dan Ariely, Predictably Irrational
- Carnegie Institute of Technology study
- The Small Business Life Cycle
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