Financial Therapy Insights

Advanced Wellbeing offers financial therapy insights each week to inform more details about financial therapy.

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The High Emotional Cost of Being Scammed

Discover the emotional impact of falling victim to scams and how scammers exploit our vulnerabilities. Explore real-life examples, including upfront fees, shipping, tax, and charity scams, shedding light on the power of emotional manipulation. Learn about the cognitive biases scammers leverage and the importance of emotional resilience in protecting ourselves. Join us in uncovering the psychological tactics behind scams and gaining insights for a safer digital experience.

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Help, My Portfolio Has Fallen and I Can’t Get Up!

Financial therapy aims to help individuals make beneficial financial choices, including planning for retirement. However, investing often triggers anxiety due to market uncertainties. This blog provides insights on managing investment anxiety, understanding market volatility, inflation’s impact, and the importance of diversification. It also addresses psychological factors and offers guidance to overcome past traumas that may hinder decision-making. Gain confidence and peace of mind in your investment journey.

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What’s The Difference Between Financial Infidelity and Privacy?

Learn the difference between financial infidelity and privacy. Secrets become infidelity when they hide financial behavior consequences. Privacy involves conscious agreements about money, while infidelity stems from unresolved conflicts or control issues. Couples must establish their boundaries, and financial infidelity often signals underlying relationship problems that can be addressed and resolved.

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Financial Denial, Enneagram Type Nines, and IFS

Financial denial is a protective behavior that is usually found in conjunction with several other problematic financial behaviors like compulsive buying behavior, gambling disorder, hoarding disorder, workaholism, financial dependence on others, and financial enabling. It’s especially common in those that have to dominate Money Avoidance money scripts and Enneagram Type Nines.

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