Entries by Vanessa

Am I Ready to Change My Money Behavior?

I hope everyone had a wonderful Valentine’s and President’s Day off. February is such a short month that the days just fly by. I ended my last article saying next I would discuss how we can retrain our brain now that we’ve learned a little bit about how our brain works. The Model of Behavior […]

Money and The Brain

Happy New Year everyone! This month’s blog is a little behind schedule but I’m going to focus on the positive which is that it’s HERE! I had a wonderful holiday with family and friends and am looking forward to continuing this money coaching journey with you in 2016. Thanks for the support and wonderful feedback. […]

Don’t Go Broke This Holiday Season

Farnoosh Torabi, a senior contributor for Daily Worth online publication, writes a fantastic article about how to be budget conscious this holiday season, without being a Scrooge. Read the article by clicking here.

Are you a Money Martyr?

By Vanessa Pearson December 2015 With the holidays here, what better time to discuss the next Money Archetype: The Martyr. (Bet you know one.) Am I One? Money Martyrs live to serve others despite the suffering it may cause them. Be it monetary, emotional or both. Somewhere in life, Martyrs learned that serving others brings […]

Financial Coaching – What’s That?

By Vanessa Pearson November 2015 In this month’s issue, we’ll start at the beginning. Why is Money Coaching important? What is it about? We are the wealthiest country in the world and yet our society is fraught with fear and anxiety about money. These feelings affect all social and economic classes though the symptoms may […]

What Happens When Money Secrets and Marriage Collide?

Why couples don’t always talk truthfully about their finances. By Daniel BortzFeb. 13, 2013 | 11:20 a.m. EST https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=88VdQBYKUPQ The Beatles may have told people all they need is love, but many couples who have experienced monetary conflicts in their marriage would disagree. Surveys over the past decade consistently point to financial arguments as a leading […]