March 22, 2023

Listener Questions: Am I Being Overly Money Vigilant to a fault?

Listener Rebecca has transformed from being an impulsive spender to now hyper-fixating on saving and investing. In today's episode, we discuss the potential struggles with money vigilance and how being close to the financial ...

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March 8, 2023

You Are What You Eat

Money does not have to lead us to this life of dependence and scarcity. We were just taught wrong. We weren't taught how money really works. No class in high school shows us how to become wealthy and financially free. …

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Feb. 22, 2023

When There is No Money Left After Paying The Bills

A listener asked me this question, "What does one do if, after adding up fixed expenses, there is no money leftover and nothing to cut back on?" Listen in as we assess the situation and I help address: Viewing Wants …

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Jan. 30, 2023

How ADHD Adults Can Stop Eating Their Financial Futures

Continually eating out hampers our ability to build our financial future. How do you avoid reaching for your phone and ordering from food delivery services like DoorDash, and GrubHub when it brings so much fulfillment and joy...

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Jan. 23, 2023

How to Keep Your Monthly Food Spend Under $1,000

Are your weekends and weeknights spent devouring freshly prepared delights brought to you by your local food delivery services like DoorDash, GrubHub, or Uber Eats? Services like this are attractive to those of us with ADHD b...

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Jan. 9, 2023

Setting Financial Goals for 2023

As we begin looking ahead into the new year and what we want for our financial goals, it is important that you also reflect on how you did last year to ensure you do not repeat any undesirable spending behavior. …

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Dec. 26, 2022

Happiness Vs. Joy

The term happiness comes from the Old Norse term “happ,” meaning “luck” or “chance.” In the context of the Declaration of Independence, happiness was about an individual’s contribution to society rather than pursuits of self-...

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Dec. 19, 2022

Year-End ADHD Money Moves

Christmas shopping isn’t the only important item on your end-of-the-year list of things to do. There are several financial items you should also check to set yourself up for a great 2023 and potentially save money on taxes th...

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Dec. 5, 2022

Rewiring our ADHD (my appearance on ADHD Rewired with Eric Tivers)

I was blessed and excited to be a guest on Eric Tivers’ ADHD Rewired podcast. In this episode, we discuss: The shame we can feel around our finances How to use our values to help guide our financial planning How …

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Nov. 28, 2022

Lifestyle Creep! (...the silent inflation)

Lifestyle creep, or lifestyle inflation, is a real issue that can affect anyone - especially those of us with ADHD. When our income goes up, it's natural to want to spend more and enjoy life more. But if we're not …

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Nov. 21, 2022

You're not greedy, you're ADHD

Greed and selfishness are often seen as negative character traits, but what if they're actually symptoms of a bigger issue? In this episode, we'll explore the three differences between people with and without ADHD when it com...

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Nov. 14, 2022

Avoiding the ADHD Debt Cycle and Financial Burnout [Encore]

You've spent six months repairing your financial situation. You are completely out of debt. But now you are tired prone to a slip-up. Your credit cards with zero balances are staring at you begging to be used. This is the …

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Oct. 31, 2022

ADHD Budgeting Workshop #5 Setting up the Budget Automation

In this final episode of the budgeting workshop, we will complete the remaining steps to implement your budget, allowing you to concentrate on being intentional with your spending. If you just joined us and would like to star...

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Oct. 24, 2022

Budgeting Workshop #4 Selecting the Right Goal for the Budget

When you have ADHD, you must be mindful about setting goals to stay motivated and on track. Identify the goal Write out the purpose of the goal and why it is important Decide on one action step or small task …

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Oct. 17, 2022

ADHD Budget Workshop #3 Detailed Analysis of Expenses

Identifying your financial purpose when setting up a budget allows us to maintain our focus on the process and our motivation moving forward. I've created and shared two documents for you to use as you follow this series. The...

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Oct. 10, 2022

ADHD Budget Workshop #2 Variable Expenses

ADHDers like organization and structure, so they get excited about setting up a budget. However, following the method over the long term rarely works if we don't spend the extra time setting up an automated system to keep us ...

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Oct. 3, 2022

ADHD Budget Workshop #1 Income & Fixed Expenses

Establishing a budget doesn't need to be an uncomfortable experience. Once the basic elements are in place and you become familiar with the process, you'll be pleasantly surprised at how easy it will be to manage money. I've ...

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Sept. 26, 2022

ADHD Reverse Budgeting Workshop Promo

As a CFP financial planner, the most rewarding part of my job is comprehensive financial planning helping my clients get their estate in order, investing, and tax planning. My passion is to help people understand the joy that...

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Sept. 19, 2022

Stay The Course by Getting Your Money Right

Getting your money right helps in many ways because money touches so many aspects of our lives. Nothing has ever existed that has created more wealth or has been more influential in the transformation of families and people o...

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Sept. 12, 2022

We All Want Forgiveness, Even Our Student Loans

President Biden announced a plan on August 24, 2022, to forgive student loan debt through the end of December 2022, with payments resuming in January 2023. To be eligible for the $10,000 debt cancellation, your annual income ...

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Sept. 5, 2022

Managing a Variable Income with an ADHD Brain

Stability and organization are two words that best describe an ideal world for the ADHD brain. What happens, then, when someone with ADHD has a variable income? There’s no guarantee of stability, and it’s difficult to organi...

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Aug. 29, 2022

Financial Services for ADHD Thinkers

As a CFP®, I’m often asked about my services - and what makes me different from others who provide financial coaching or advice. To begin, the term financial planner encompasses a pretty broad area. For example, some advisors...

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Aug. 22, 2022

Weighing The Risks and Rewards of Buying Pet Insurance

Some call it their 'Life Happens Fund,' others their 'Emergency Fund.' Whatever you call yours, make sure you have one. But then you might want to take that thought one step further. I'm about to tell you why. My Dog …

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Aug. 15, 2022

Your Next Career Move: A Guide for People with ADHD, with Shell Mende…

Shell Mendelson has more than 30 years of experience in the field of Career Counseling, and has ADHD herself. She knows it can be difficult to find a job you like, let alone a career you love. In this interview, …

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