Guest: Sonya Lutter, Ph.D., CFP®, LMFT
Professor of Practice, Director of Financial Health and Wellness, Ph.D. Program Director
School of Financial Planning at Texas Tech University
Dr. Lutter shares how to reduce money induced stress and anxiety in relationships.
Sonya Lutter holds a Ph.D., CFP®, and LMFT and serves as the inaugural Director of Financial Health and Wellness at Texas Tech University. She leads curriculum and continuing education opportunities in the areas of financial psychology, financial therapy, and financial behavior. Dr. Lutter is also the owner of EnLite.World, a research and training consultancy firm for financial planners and therapists. Her work is regularly featured in major news outlets such as the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.
1:24-3:43 How Dr. Lutter’s professional background provides her with the unique insight to understand how to reduce money induced stress and anxiety in relationships.
3:44-5:48 The important trends and changes in marriage and money that cut across all socioeconomic status.
6:06-7:11 How Covid has impacted how we talk and approach mental health and financial therapy
7:12-11:58 How money induced stress impacts our relationships with our friends
11:59-14:36 How you can approach friends or family about affordable fun for you, when they can afford to do much more
14:37-17:02 How stress and anxiety triggered by our financial circumstances impact our work relationships and productivity, and what can we do about it
17:03-20:19 How the virtual work environment plays into the same challenges. (great clip around the 19 minute mark about managing the virtual work environment.
20:20-28:12 How money induced stress and anxiety impacts our marriage, and three specific and easy steps we can take to do something about it.
28:13-29:58 The most key takeaway for listeners and the conclusion
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