Mind over Money: Overcoming the Money Disorders That Threaten Our Financial Health
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Mind over Money: Overcoming the Money Disorders That Threaten Our Financial Health

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Do you overspend? Undersave? Keep secrets about money from a spouse or family member? Are you anxious about dealing with your finances? If so, you are not alone. Let's face it–just about all of have complicated, if not downright dysfunctional, relationships with money.

As Drs. Brad and Ted Klontz, a father and son team of pioneers in the emerging field of financial psychol...more
Hardcover, 299 pages
Published December 29th 2009 by Crown Business (first published January 1st 2009)
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Lenore Webb
When you deal with depression, many other issues come into play. For me a major one is money. I have to watch myself (and sometimes so do others) for financial infidelity. Or in layman's terms "feelgood" spending. You know where you buy things you just don't need to fill that hole inside.

Now I am lucky that I do not do this in large ways. Like buying big ticket items. But I can still lie about what I spend by just not telling. And being that I am the budget maker and bill payer then that is not...more
Daniel
É um livro bastante revelador sobre as causas de nossos "distúrbios" financeiros, que é como os autores chamam comportamentos que trazem problemas financeiros. Através de sua leitura pude revisar minha atitude perante o tema e tomar consciência de algumas crenças que ainda preciso validar se são mesmo verdadeiras.

O livro é dividido em 3 grandes seções:
1) A grande mentira - basicamente os autores informam que nossos problemas financeiros não são causados por falta de conhecimento ou competência;...more
Laura
Pretty interesting, especially the psychological aspects of why people act/feel the way they do about money. I didn't necessarily see myself in any of the personalities, but it made me consider how early experiences can shape beliefs about ANY subject. I'd definitely recommend this for anyone just getting comfortable with their financial strategies.
Mary
Interesting book. I highly recommend this book if you've ever had, or still do, have any issues with money.
Teressa
Interesting material, but not a lot of advice.
Russell L
good insight about spending problems
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