Something You Should Know about Household Spending


The Problems With Money - Part 2

August 19, 2015

 

Interview with Deborah Price, author of the book The Heart of Money: A Couple's Guide to Creating True Financial Intimacy

 

www.moneycoachinginstitue.com

 

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Mike Carruthers:

Just about everyone’s had money trouble and often the problem is your brain or specifically the instinctive part of your brain.

 

Deborah Price:

The instinctive brain is wired for desire and therefore we tend to become human wanting’s.
 


Deborah Price

The Problem With Money

August 18, 2015

 

Interview with Deborah Price, author of the book The Heart of Money: A Couple's Guide to Creating True Financial Intimacy

 

www.moneycoachinginstitue.com

 

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Mike Carruthers:
If there’s a subject which almost everyone has trouble with from time-to-time it’s money.

 

Deborah Price:
Money is a tough topic because we have no training; money is often a very sensitive and triggering conversation in families, amongst couples.
 


Deborah Price

Couples & Money

May 21, 2015

 

Interview with Jeff Motske, CFP, author of the book The Couple's Guide to Financial Compatibility: Avoid Fights about Spending and Saving--and Build a Happy and Secure Future Together

 

www.jeffmotske.com

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Perhaps one of the main reasons couples fight about money is they never talk about money until there’s something to fight about.

 

Jeff Motske:
When you’re proactive and not reactive you find a completely different financial life together.

 


Jeff Motske, CFP

Difference Between Rich & Wealthy

April 2, 2015

 

Interview with Paul Sullivan, author of the book The Thin Green Line: The Money Secrets of the Super Wealthy

 

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Mike Carruthers:
What’s the difference between being rich and being wealthy?

 

Paul Sullivan:
Rich is a number, rich is a number on your bank account on your brokerage account perhaps the value of your house when you type your address into Zillow.

 


Paul Sullivan

Is More Really Better?

February 23, 2015

 

Interview with Vicki Robin, author of the book Your Money or Your Life: 9 Steps to Transforming Your Relationship with Money and Achieving Financial Ind ependence: Revised and Updated for the 21st Century

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Most people agree that when it comes to money and possessions, we live in a culture where "more is better."

 

Vicki Robin:
"More is better" is the story of a loser. "More" is not a strategy for life or a strategy for success because there's no way to define that.
 


Vicki Robin

Kids & Money

February 17, 2015

 

Interview with Ron Lieber, author of the book The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous, and Smart About Money

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Teaching kids to be responsible with money is important but where do you start?

 

Ron Lieber:
Well I think one of the foundational tools to help begin to have money conversations with kids is to give them an allowance.
 


Ron Lieber

How Word Of Mouth Advertising Works - Part 2

January 20, 2015

 

Interview with Ted Wright, author of the book Fizz: Harness the Power of Word of Mouth Marketing to Drive Brand Growth

 

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Mike Carruthers:
10% of the U.S. population are influencers. They’re the ones that tell the rest of us about new cool stuff.

 

Ted Wright:
Influencers are not looking for life-changing miracle things to share with their friends. What they do like to find things that are better. So instead of drinking this beer why don’t you drink this beer because that’s a lot tastier?
 


Ted Wright

How Word Of Mouth Advertising Works

January 19, 2015

 

Interview with Ted Wright, author of the book Fizz: Harness the Power of Word of Mouth Marketing to Drive Brand Growth

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Advertising in general is less effective than it used to be in this country simply because there’s so much of it.

 

Ted Wright:
Consumers in the United States are super-smart. We are the most marketed too people on the entire planet earth. On average a U.S. consumer gets hit with about 14,000 commercial messages a day.
 


Ted Wright

How You Handle Money

April 30, 2009
Interview with Remit Sethi, author of I Will Teach You To Be Rich

 

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Mike Carruthers:
The recession has everyone taking a hard look at how they spend their money but the basics of personal finance remain the same.

 

How Money Impacts Happiness

February, 25, 2014

 

Interview with Laura Rowley, author of the book Money and Happiness: A Guide to Living the Good Life

 

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Mike Carruthers:
When it comes to money and possessions; the way your brain works can work against you.

 

Laura Rowley:
There's something called the "hedonic treadmill," you know when you have a great family you usually don't say, "Gee, I'm going to go out and get another one, cause this is so great." But we always do that with money and material goods and it's really hard to get off that treadmill.
 


Laura Rowley

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