This is going to be a review, with an emphasis [read more]
Not every item on this list is money-focused (the first [read more]
Can a finance therapist be your financial advisor? No. Anyone in the financial industry is crossing boundaries and behaving unethically, representing themselves as a therapist.
While you might think money issues are about money itself, it seldom is. I understand that on the surface, it feels common sense. Maybe you overspend on a credit card, or you've overextended your bills or you save and are fine financially but you are told by friends that you are a workaholic. Maybe you define yourself by the purse you have or the car you drive. These are the results, not the root causes.
Firs ,realize that having debt isn't a personal failing. Our economy is actually set up to lure you to purchase way over your head.