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 […]

3 Baby Steps to Help You Take Charge of Your Finances

3 Baby Steps to Help You Take Charge of Your Finances - by Award-winning Financial Coach, Patti Fagan

  Despite your best intentions, taking charge of your finances tends to get pushed to the back burner, which ultimately causes financial anxiety. You know you need to take care of these things. But you’d rather avoid the discomfort of facing your financial reality. Well, guess what? You’re not alone. Lots of women avoid dealing with […]

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 […]

How to finally transform your money story

Free download included

Patti Fagan, Award-Winning Financial Coach

Which one are you: A Woman of Influence or a Financial Avoider? According to a national survey, The Allianz Women, Money and Power Study, a Woman of Influence has more earning power than other women, has a good understanding of financial products and is interested in learning about financial matters. “90% of Women of Influence say increased financial […]

Women & Money: It’s time to take control

Patti Fagan, Award-Winning Financial Coach

If the thought of investing, planning for retirement and making important financial decisions makes you feel overwhelmed at all, you’re not alone. According to the Allianz Reclaiming the Future Study (2010): 33% of women feel financially unprepared for retirement 38% of women are uncertain that their income will last throughout their lifetime 37% of women […]

How money blind spots rob women of wealth

Blind spots around money are the greatest enemy of wealth and financial security for women. Blind spots represent an area of resistance with money. If you find yourself feeling uncomfortable in certain situations around money, as many women do, and you find yourself experiencing any of the following emotions, know that you are most likely […]

How Your State of Mind Directly Affects Your Money Habits

Patti Fagan, Award-Winning Financial Coach & Blogger

Financial institutions are finally starting to realize that for women, money is emotional. Women instinctively already know this. But the problem is that but we’ve been made to feel that being emotional is weak. We haven’t felt supported in acknowledging our emotions when it comes to finances. Increasing self-awareness around our emotions about money will […]