Featured in 9Honey, Jess goes back to the basics by stressing the importance of exploring your ‘money story’.
“Your ‘money story’ is your thoughts and beliefs around money. Often it can be what you did or didn’t see growing up. Generally, our money story has a lot to do with our parents or how people around us have behaved about money.”
To get started, Jess suggests asking yourself these key questions:
- What do you think about money?
- Do you love it? Or do you hate it?
- If your reaction is a negative one, try and think of money more as an opportunity so you can start to feel good about it
Many of our members come to Jess with stories of poor choices that led to financial hardship. For these women, Jess encourages them to move on from past mistakes and focus on taking control of their financial futures.
“Accept the situation you are in with responsibility and accountability and make a commitment to educate yourself and dedicate yourself to improving your situation.”
Read the full article here.