Start Financial Conversations
Money Habitudes is the fun and easy way to talk about money. Although a notoriously difficult topic, the activity makes it enjoyable and productive to have financial conversations.
Use It With Anyone
The cards are designed to apply to people across the socioeconomic spectrum. They can be used by people of different ages, income or education levels. The statement cards are low-literacy compliant.
Use it in classes, coaching or counseling. Try it as an icebreaker, a longer discussion, a stand-alone class, or integrate it with other modules or workshops.
Make Money Fun
A non-threatening game is easier than diving into a hard conversation or working with numbers. The statement cards introduce topics that quickly spark important memories, stories and connections. The activity puts people at ease and encourages them to relax and laugh.
Create A Safe Space
People dread talking about money because the conversation can be stressful or ignite conflict. But, with Money Habitudes, there are no right or wrong answers. No financial jargon, no math. No winners or losers. Instead, you see both the advantages and challenges of your own money personality.
Discover Your Roadblocks
Your money habits and attitudes influence your life and financial choices; understanding your tendencies can help you reach your goals. Money is a proxy for other issues, so your relationship with it can provide insights into self-image, relationships, career, etc.
Gain A New Perspective
In some cases, Money Habitudes has helped people finally understand their own reputations—for example, when others considered them “cheap” or “accomplished” even though they hadn’t seen it in themselves.
Forge Stronger Relationships
People who use Money Habitudes often discover where their money personalities complement each other. Discussions sparked by the statement cards can teach you more about your partner and help you mediate areas of contention.
Instigate Real Change
The cards offer practical suggestions for changing financial behaviors. Professionals can use it to address issues around the psychology of money; the activity prompts clients to more easily talk about money and identify triggers they can address and resolve.