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Week 1 of the Wealthy Ever After Online Course

Power of PartnershipThe Wealthy Ever After Online Course has been created by Gary Kayle of the Money School and is being run in conjunction with Moneyweb. Gary Kayle is a Money Coach who has been helping couples learn to manage their money better, get out of debt and create long term wealth for many years.

The course runs for 5 weeks and includes videos, worksheets and other downloads to help you change the way you do your finances. It also has an active Q and A Forum where you can ask questions and share your difficulties about your finances. Gary responds to all questions himself. Ideally the course should be done together as a couple and you will see why as the course progresses.

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Does Talking About Money Terrify You?

Money RingsImage credit: http://mrg.bz/vZlKAgHow long do discussions about money in your home last before one partner, parent or child storms out in a huff?

We share our bodies and intimate emotions yet we are terrified to share our feelings and thoughts about money. Secret accounts, assets tucked away, clothes at the back of the wardrobe that eventually get brought out and we tell our partner that “we bought it ages ago”, “it was on sale”, “it was given to me by a friend” and many other excuses to avoid admitting that we had a spending splurge.

Why is it so hard to say “no” to our children’s demands for designer labels, new gadgets and money for entertainment?

What is it we are so afraid of? Is it a lack of trust that our partner will blow all the money or that our children won’t love us?

Relationships are hard and most of those that don’t survive, fail because of money.

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Wealthy Ever After: 1

TMS 300x250 D1Gulp! I have been invited to work through and then blog about a new online money course titled Wealthy Ever After which is being run by The Money School and Moneyweb.

Wealth! Just the word freaks me out a little.

According to Wikipedia, "Wealth is the abundance of valuable resources or valuable material possessions. This includes the core meaning as held in the originating old English word weal, which is from an Indo-European word stem.[1] An individual, community, region or country that possesses an abundance of such possessions or resources to the benefit of the common good is known as wealthy.

Sadly money rules our world and if for whatever reason you can’t manage money or if you are poor you are regarded as a lesser person and frequently with contempt. It doesn’t matter how much good you do in other areas of life, if your finances are a mess, you are Worth Less.

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Wealthy Ever After