Understanding The Emotions Behind Your Financial Decisions

July 11, 2011
Hosted by Jordan Goodman

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Episode Description

Today we welcome Karen Lee, Founder of Karen Lee and Associates, LLC in Atlanta, Financial Advisor and frequent contributor to CNN. As we all confront rampant unemployment, widespread foreclosures and plummeting home values, not to mention intense debate in Washington over how drastically to gut the retirement and health care benefits that millions have relied upon for generations, it’s safe to say that financial stress for many Americans is at an all time high. In her new book It’s Just Money, So Why Does It Cause So Many Problems? Karen offers the fundamental understanding that conflict and worry regarding financial issues is almost never “just” about money. Instead, lessons learned during childhood, diverging financial perspectives between spouses and business partners, and the temptation to reap rewards without laying the necessary foundation are all important factors when it comes to achieving our financial goals. For more information visit http://karenleeandassociates.com/

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Jordan Goodman

Jordan Goodman

Jordan Goodman has a mission: to help everyone do better with money. Since graduating the Columbia University School of Journalism in 1977, he has spent the past 32 years combing the country to find the very best ways to help consumers make and save money and then sharing these gems with the public. As a staff writer/reporter at MONEY Magazine for 18 years, a weekly commentator on NBC News at Sunrise and Public Radio’s Marketplace Morning Report, and through his 12, soon to be 13 highly respected books, and his website www.moneyanswers.com, he has provided useful, common-sense information to the public. Some of his better-known books include Fast Profits in Hard Times, Everyone’s Money Book, the Dictionary of Finance and Investment Terms and Master Your Money Type. Jordan is a rare combination: someone who possesses not only encyclopedic knowledge about every area of personal finance but also a passion for helping his listeners not only to get educated but to take action to help their dreams become realities.

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