Financial anxiety is a real thing. It’s an obsessive fear of things related to money that can often be debilitating and can be triggered by any number of things, not just a lack of money. We’re brought up by our parents not to discuss money, and despite death and taxes being the only two certainties in life according to Benjamin Franklin, they’re also two things we avoid talking about. It hasn’t changed over the years, and even young people and millennials shy away from talking about money.
So how can we be more open about money and understand it better?
Thanks to the following guests for participating:
Simran Kaur is a financial columnist, international TEDx speaker, and founder of Girls That Invest, the number‐one global podcast aimed at increasing financial literacy for women and minorities everywhere. Girls That Invest: Your Guide to Financial Independence through Shares and Stocks is her book on the subject.
Rachel Fox, Director of Business Development at Sunny Day Fund.
Karen Barrett, CEO and founder of online financial advice platform Unbiased.
Layla Johnson, regional manager at Creditfix.
Matilda, a money-saving expert and the person behind the Instagram account @amillennialsaver.
Here are some of the resources from the show:
Helaine Olen, co-author of The Index Card, author of Pound Foolish, and Slate columnist, joins David to explain how a great personal finance plan should fit on a single note-card.
Books looked at this week:
Simran Kaur: Girls That Invest: Your Guide to Financial Independence Through Shares and Stocks
Helaine Olen and Harold Pollack: The Index Card: Why Personal Finance Doesn’t Have to Be Complicated.
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