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In our last honesty circle, we heard a powerful share from a member in the community that touched so many of us.. here's the lightly edited reflection:
"Growing up, I was a huge fan of Suze Orman's financial advice. I knew that I should save more and spend less, and especially prepare for retirement! Here I was, thinking financial independence was the only name of the game.
When I was younger, my parents abandoned me because they were essentially bankrupt. I searched inside myself for the flaw that would cause my parents to leave me. When I couldn't locate this seat of inadequacy, I turned to shopping to fill that void
Money is such a rich topic (pun intended!), that it can sometimes be confusing to think about. From our work, we have learnt that not all money decisions are equal, and they require different strategies.
There are three basic types of money decisions: