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 […]

How to Overcome Your Financial Fears

Plus 5 curated women & retirement articles to increase your financial literacy

Last week, I was talking with a friend and we got to talking about women, money, and retirement. She told me how her fifty-five-year-old cousin is worried about her husband leaving her, which would put her in a vulnerable financial position. She’s thinking about retiring in the next five years but is afraid to because […]

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 […]

Women and Financial Power

The more women I talk to, the more I realize how many women still lack financial confidence. They often fear making major financial decisions like where to invest, so they procrastinate. They fear tracking their spending, so they feel clueless about where their money goes. Yet, these are the money habits that can help them […]

Are you assuming the worst about your future?

  Making assumptions can cause a tremendous amount of unnecessary stress and anxiety when it comes to our finances. Assuming the worst can lead us to make bad financial decisions. Or worse, it can cause us to avoid making decisions at all.   The biggest thing that holds women back in their finances is not […]

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 […]

Ladies, we must embrace our power

Patti Fagan, Award-Winning Financial Coach for Women

Have you noticed?  We, as Baby Boomer women, have the world’s attention. As a demographic, baby boomer women control a net worth of $19 trillion dollars and own more than three-fourths of the nation’s financial wealth. We have made impressive strides over past generations, especially where finances are concerned. We have been called the healthiest, […]

One Woman’s Financial Coaching Success Story

One Woman's Financial Coaching Success Story blog post

  One of the most rewarding aspects of being a financial coach is watching my client go from feeling clueless and overwhelmed to taking control and stepping into money mastery. One thing I know for sure is that a financially empowered woman is unstoppable in going after her goals and dreams.   For women, being […]