FOR YOU TO READ

FOR YOU TO READ

INTRODUCING LIFE AND FINANCIAL PLANNING

A selection of articles, posts and recommendations for you to start exploring your relationship with life and money

The Living Money Blog

(Link) The Living Money Blog leads the way to personal and financial freedom with cutting edge posts about Me, My World, Growth, Money, Work and Resources

Right Money…

(Download) Read Chapter 2 of Right Money, Right Place, Right Time – All About Planning. With our compliments

Manifesto

(Download) Our twelve point manifesto for leading an authentic, fulfilled life free from the slavery of money.

Useful money books

(Link) Jeremy Deedes’ list of the best transformational books on our relationship with money and it’s role as a spiritual teacher.

The power of planning

(Download) Current approaches to planning, how to plan in practice and stories illustrating the outcomes.

Smarter investing

(Download) The seven most common mistakes we make with our money, and what to do about them.

The meaning of wealth

(Download) True wealth lies within us so invest in personal development before property and investments

FUTURE

(Download) A personal life and financial planning process to ensure you live wholeheartedly by day and sleep at night

A MANIFESTO FOR LIFE AND MONEY

A selection of posts dealing with our relationship to money, and our philosophy and principles around money.

Really useful money books

This post is devoted to books written about your relationship to money and the psychology of personal finance, books about transformation not transactions.

Living Money’s manifesto

The Living Money manifesto is a blueprint for leading an authentic, fulfilled life free from the slavery of money.

Scarcity, wealth and fear

Jeremy Deedes expands on an earlier Manifesto article and talks about scarcity which, by definition, is the other side of the desire for wealth and status coin.

Be vulnerable around money

Living Money founder Jeremy Deedes looks at why Brené Brown’s work on shame, vulnerability and courage is so important for a good relationship with our money.

When enough is enough

Does our desire for wealth and status, which extends into a yearning for more time, space, love, looks and much more, actually leads to less contented lives?

The true nature of money worries

In this audio, Living Money founder and financial life coach Jeremy Deedes talks about how we can deeply transform our lives by overcoming obstacles, and in particular by the way we talk about them.

The power of pain to transform

The emotional pain we feel around money can be transformative in its power, leading to both a fulfilled life and personal growth. Treat money as a powerful spiritual teacher.

A PROCESS FOR LIFE AND MONEY

FUTURE (Foundation, Utopia, Transformation, Utilisation of resources, Roadmap, Engagement) is our unique blueprint for mastering your life and money. Discover more in the posts below

Financial organisation

Financial organisation balances passion and prudence, impulse and forethought, living in the moment and being responsible for long term security.

Where am I?

Knowing where we stand today is an important first step in moving forward in your life. Try this simple exercise, adapted from the familiar wheel of life, to help you begin.

‘The Financial Planning Process is Wrong!’

This important article by Tim Maurer addresses the pitfalls of conventional financial planning, which is all about ‘what’ and ‘how’, when we should be concentrating on the ‘why’.

Tasha Eurich and Insight

‘When we are self-aware, we’re happier, we make better decisions at work and at home, we raise more mature children, the list goes on.’ Tasha Eurich

Moving questions

Moving Questions will help you make progress with a problem or challenge whilst demonstrating the power of the coach’s most useful tool – insightful questions.

Build life changing travel into your plans

Read this series of four posts on the Living Money website. They examine the importance of travel for life changing personal development. It follows we should reserve significant resources for travel in our financial plans. Take a journey to discover your essential...

Get your business oversubscribed

Whilst not strictly about personal finance, Oversubscribed is an important book for anyone struggling with (or even not struggling) with the business quadrant of ‘Time, Life, Money and Business”.

TWAP4 – Return home and seize the day

Returning home from a break is often a challenge. If it is, then that is because we are returning to ‘the person we are in ordinary life and withdrawing from the person we essentially are’. However, it does not have to be like that. Both the process of preparing to...

TWAP3 – Find your true self by travelling to new worlds

Finding our true self by travelling to new worlds should be the bottom line of our life and financial plans. Transformative travel will bring about greater personal integrity and leave us feeling more comfortable in our own skins. Alain de Botton writes in his book...

Travel preparation transforms as much as the journey itself

‘I am due at the airport in three hours time and I still haven’t packed yet!’ Its called a deadline and, along with a little bit of self-organisation, it can do wonders to your life. I’ve heard it said that deadlines are unprofessional, an artificial and inconsistent...

TWAP1 – Take a journey to discover your essential self

I went ski-ing in March. So what, you might say, so did I. So did a lot of people for that matter (although being in term-time the slopes in Les Trois Vallees were relatively uncrowded, thankfully). Well, the point is that a journey (or holiday or travel for any...

Investor risk is as crucial as investment risk

Living Money founder Jeremy Deedes consider that investor risk and our behaviour are as important as the investments themselves and that the regulatory approach to risk is fundamentally flawed..

Harness the power of patience for true wealth

Patience is probably not a buzzword for the modern world. Nor would one normally associate it with money. However, we have already seen how patience, in conjunction with compounding, brings significant rewards. In the world of financial life planning, patience goes...

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