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Mindset Mastery Podcast by NAPFA


Welcome to the Mindset Mastery podcast, brought to you by NAPFA - the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors - the country’s leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors. Learn more about NAPFA at https://www.NAPFA.org/

Marie Swift, founder and CEO of Impact Communications, one of the most prominent and influential marketing consultants in the client-centered financial services world, will bring motivational insights and actionable advice to NAPFA members and interested others through a series of short podcast interviews. As show host, Marie will be hand-selecting guests from a "who's who list" of professionals, which will include some of the biggest names in the RIA consulting space, as well as respected fiduciary financial planners who are accomplishing great things as they master their own mindset and continue to serve their clients in the best ways possible. Lean in and listen now.

Jul 6, 2022

In Episode #27 of Mindset Mastery, “Financial Stress: Practical Solutions for Overcoming this Hidden Epidemic,” host Marie Swift, CEO of Impact Communications, speaks with Dr. Alex Melkumian, author of the recently released book, Financial Psychology: Restoring Financial Wellness in a Post-COVID Economy. A licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and founder of Financial Psychology Center in Los Angeles, he is devoted to helping clients improve their financial and mental health by uncovering patterns in their relationship with money that keep them stuck and suffering. In this episode, he provides ideas that can help reduce financial anxiety and improve financial wellness.

In a nutshell: Financial psychology is the intersection of financial literacy, emotional awareness, financial beliefs, and cultural factors. Understanding how these factors interplay revitalizes emotional and financial health. You will learn how stress changes our brains, why it is important to demystify the label “stress,” how to silence your inner critic, create mental boundaries, and reclaim control. He explains how to use our emotions wisely and why a “worry session” can actually be a good idea.

Learn more about Dr. Melkumian and his book, speeches, and therapeutic services here: www.FinancialPsychologyCenter.com.

Brought to you by NAPFA - the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors - the country’s leading professional association of Fee-Only financial advisors. Learn more about NAPFA at https://www.NAPFA.org