Baby Steps Toward Financial Freedom

  Do you find dealing with personal finances overwhelming? That’s okay. Baby steps are allowed. Doing something, no matter how small, is better than doing nothing at all. So stop beating yourself up for not being on top of your finances. We’re all doing the best we can with what we know at the moment. […]

How to go from being a compulsive spender to a compulsive saver

How to go from being a compulsive spender to a compulsive saver

I used to be a financial avoider. I never thought about saving for the future. My thoughts about money revolved around buying things. All that changed back in 2007 when a financial planning firm recruited me to do retirement planning for school teachers. That was when my eyes were opened to the shocking reality of […]

Tapping for More Money & Income Goals

  I’m feeling super excited and honored to be speaking to Barbara Stanny Huson’s private Wealth Connection coaching group today! I get to teach two of my favorite subjects: EFT Tapping and financial empowerment for women. Today I will be leading the group in a Tapping exercise. We’ll be tapping on increasing the ability to […]

Money is Self-Care for Women

Ellevest's Sallie Krawcheck explains how (video article review)

Patti Fagan, Award-Winning Money Coach for Women

  In this video article, Ask Sallie: Is it Really Possible to Feel Good About Money? Sallie Krawcheck, the founder of Ellevest, shares how money for women does not actually inspire confidence and empowerment. Rather it represents insecurity and loneliness. So much so that women would much rather talk about their own death than talk […]

5 Keys to Create a New Relationship with Money

Plus 5 powerful journal prompts

5 Keys to Create a New Relationship with Money - blog post

  One of the most interesting discoveries I’ve made on my financial healing journey is the connection between the relationship we have with money and the relationship we have with ourselves. As a financial coach and past retirement planner, I’ve routinely observed how we women resist having to deal with our money. But, if we […]

You Can ReWrite Your Money Story

Three money story perspectives to inspire you

  The story we tell ourselves about money becomes our very own money story. Since it is all a story, why not do everything in our power to re-write our money stories so that they support our dreams and goals for living an abundant prosperous life? Here are three money story perspectives to inspire you […]

Your relationship with Money – an opportunity for personal growth

Your relationship with Money - an opportunity for personal growth blog post

  Did you know that your history and early experiences have a huge impact on how money shows up for you? Things that happened in your childhood influence how you manage (or don’t manage) your personal finances today.   Looking back, are you aware of those experiences that shaped your relationship with money?   Self-awareness […]

How to change your money mindset

Money Mindset Exercise included

For most women, the only thing holding them back from becoming financially empowered is their mindset. When you transform the way you think about money you transform your experience with money. Perhaps you share some of the most common issues expressed by women when asked why they are not joyfully engaged in their financial affairs. […]

Women Money & Confidence

  The Allianz Women, Money & Power Study (2006), revealed that women of all ages and walks of life lack confidence with financial and retirement planning even though they are well educated, have successful careers and are managing their daily household finances.   Other studies consistently reveal that women, despite their unique financial challenges, have been […]