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Money as emotional currency


It’s tax season, a time for close examination of how we handle our money. Seems simple enough: we earn it, save it, and spend it. But how we do these things says a lot about the value we place on money and how we feel about it, based on a myriad of personal experiences.

Dr. Dan Gottlieb and his guests Kate Levinson and Neale Godfrey discuss building a healthy emotional relationship with money throughout the life cycle.

Kate Levinson, Ph.D., is the author of Emotional Currency. She’s a psychotherapist and couples counselor who leads workshops on women’s emotional and psychological relationship with money.

Neale Godfrey is a bestselling author of 26 books empowering children and their families to take charge of their financial lives. Neale created the topic of “kids and money” in the 1980s while she served as President of The First Women’s Bank and created The First Children’s Bank at FAO Schwarz in NYC. She is Chairman of Children’s Financial Network, Inc. and is CEO and President of Green$treet Commons, Inc.


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