On today’s Consumerism Commentary Podcast, Tom Dziubek talks to Jane Honeck, author of the book The Problem With Money? It’s Not About the Money!: Mastering the Unexamined Beliefs that Drive Our Financial Lives. Jane discusses many topics from her book, including how money beliefs are formed & how they shape our attitudes towards money and whether or not money is as big of a problem as it’s made out to be.
Jane Honeck, The Problem With Money: S04E9 / 109
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Table of contents
[00:00] Introduction from Tom
[00:34] Interview with Jane Honeck
— [00:50] What “it’s” about
— [01:56] Jane’s money management past
— [02:58] How her approach to money has changed
— [05:31] Whether or not money is a problem
— [06:59] Conquering unexamined beliefs
— [09:17] Jane’s first money memory
— [10:55] The role of the family in shaping money attitudes
— [12:36] The role of schools
— [13:37] The role of the workplace
— [15:17] How money beliefs can affect relationships
— [17:14] Loaning/giving money to friends or family
— [20:11] Examining your money beliefs
— [22:03] State it, debate it, recreate it
— [24:14] Living a financially conscious life
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Updated December 20, 2010 and originally published December 19, 2010.