EP19: Jacquette Timmons on Financial Intimacy and Managing Your Money

Jacquette M. Timmons is a financial behaviorist committed to getting you to see that you don’t manage money – you manage your choices around money. She’s the author of “Financial Intimacy: How to Create a Healthy Relationship with Your Money and Your Mate” and the creator of The Comfort Circle™ dinner series, where she hosts discussions about money, business and life over food and wine. When she’s not providing behavioral-based financial coaching, she’s traveling the country for speaking engagements to talk about the intersection of emotions and money. Her work has been featured on “Good Morning America,” Oprah.com, CNN, HLN, FOX, Black Enterprise, NPR, Wall Street Journal and Family Circle.

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In this episode, Jacquette shares:

* Some common behaviors that affect how we manage our money

* How to start seeing your choices around money to make the changes you want to make

* The #1 tool you can use over and over to achieve your financial goals

* Some of the most empowering questions to ask yourself to get what you want

What you’ll hear:

2:15 – why some people react differently to financial crisis and how to prioritize your behavior over the numbers
4:00 – The willingness to see the trade offs that you need to make and how to make them
5:00 – Getting real that you have a “relationship” with money
9:00 – Debunking the myth that an artist or spiritual person cannot be rich
11:30 – what we are reenforcing by not paying for circles or other spiritual support systems/practices
14:14 – questions to ask yourself to start letting go of limited beliefs around money
16:30 – a great example on how your emotions impact your relationship with money
20:00 – what to do when you don’t have the money to invest in your education, training, starting a business

Resources:

Get Jacquette’s Financial Wheel exercise here

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