“There’s going to be fear – let’s make that a tool and see that as a gift to do something different.” – Rachel Cruze
Understanding yourself is essential to understanding the way you handle money. In this episode, Brian interviews personal finance expert Rachel Cruze about her new book, “Know Yourself, Know Your Money.” Rachel shares why understanding your own behaviors and beliefs will help you to take control and handle your finances better.
YOU WILL LEARN:
- How to eliminate financial fear.
- Why it’s vital to keep learning.
- How to identify the 7 major money tendencies.
MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
“Know Yourself, Know Your Money,” by Rachel Cruze
“Love Your Life, Not Theirs,” by Rachel Cruze
“Smart Money, Smart Kids,” by Dave Ramsey and Rachel Cruze
“The Voice of the Heart,” by Chip Dodd
“The Shawshank Redemption,” movie
INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES FROM THIS EPISODE:
“Fear is your body’s response that you are in need of something.” – Rachel Cruze
“It takes a level of humility to be able to say ‘I don’t have it all.’” – Rachel Cruze
“Change is uncomfortable. It’s hard. We don’t like it. We just want to keep doing what we know.” – Rachel Cruze
“We can justify our purchases to maybe put a BAND-AID over deeper things going on.” – Rachel Cruze
“There’s no point being right and being alone.” – Brian Buffini