Have you ever heard the phrase, “Don’t cry over anything that doesn’t cry over you”? Then why do we cry over losing money or material things? Sometimes it hurts like it is an actual loss of a person. In this revealing interview, Pegi Burdick, known as the Financial Whisperer and the author of It’s Never About the Money – Even When It Is, explains why we personify and even deify money.
Pegi Burdick has spent much of her life as the quintessential serial entrepreneur. Despite success at a variety of jobs and businesses, she struck a low point in her personal and business lives, which led her to search for causes and solutions. Her only way to recovery, she felt, was to understand why she had made such poor choices and not repeat them. She began a journey of self-awareness, pushing herself out of her comfort zone and into gaining true inner-control. That’s how she became an expert on how our emotions impact how we manage our money.