The Hard Money Talks Podcast

The Hard Money Talks Podcast


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“Lauren brings on experts to cover very tough financial topics that are rarely spoken about. The first episode resonated with me, regarding going back to work after having children and the struggle with determining what is best for the family.”

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The Hard Money Talks Podcast

The Hard Money Talks Podcast

Money is still seen as such a taboo topic that even parents are uncomfortable talking to their children about it. Society regards money as both profane and sacred, while social and cultural meanings and associations are attached to money.

The Hard Money Talk Show tackles hard financial topics such as financial abuse, spending addictions, financial infidelity, hidden addictions like sex and gambling, marriage issues, mental health, poverty mentalities and so much more!



Exploring Difficult Money Conversations





The Hard Money Talks Podcast



This show is all about having HARD Money Talks, especially the ones no one wants to talk about!

The Hard Money Talks Podcast

Episode 001

Having to choose your job over your child

When you are forced to choose your job over your child. I brought my friend Shane Sams from Flipped Lifestyle to the show to chat about how he was forced to quit his job after a tragic event that happened to his son.

The Hard Money Talks Podcast

Episode 002

Early Financial Childhood Trauma and how it affects us as adults

In this episode, Ed Coambs from and Lauren dig into how family of origin trauma, and family of origin problems related to money affect our spending as adults. Then we discuss how to work forward into making financial progress.

The Hard Money Talks Podcast

Episode 003

Am I Bi-Polar or an Impulsve Spender?

My guest this week is Dr. Thomas Richardson. He is a Clinical Psychologist who has researched the link between financial difficulties and bipolar. In this episode, we unpack impulsive spending issues and how to detect if they are related to mental health and/or bipolar disorder.

The Hard Money Talks Podcast

Episode 004

What is Financial Abuse in a Marriage – Red Flags and how to get out

99% of Domestic Violence relationships also have financial abuse happening as well. In today’s episode, I talk about my experience with domestic violence and financial abuse. I bring on Genevieve Anderson, a financial wellness coach, to talk about her experience with Domestic Violence and Financial Abuse.

The Hard Money Talks Podcast

Episode 005

From Homeless Alcoholic to Financial Educator

We cannot ignore the fact that alcohol is an issue in today’s society. Today I brought Matt Paradise on the podcast, who was once a homeless alcoholic. Now decades sober, he is a financial educator and wants to share his experience on how he got his life and finances back on track after such a hard time with his alcoholism.



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