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Emotional Intelligence Meets Financial Intelligence
All of us know a Rebel. What we may not know if how their challenging behavior isn't a challenge to us, but a challenge to a problem.
Growing up in a wealthy home might seem like a dream, but it can have negative consequences for children if they're not educated about finance.
A lot of us think of ourselves as perfectionists, but some are very strict about their systems. These same systems can help lead to a bright financial future.
Education has evolved in many different directions over the course of history, but today, children don't seem to have an interest in finance. Gaming could hold the answer.
Some of us believe, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." Others live and die by efficiency, always trying to find a better way. But change for change's sake can be problematic.
It's natural behavior for some of us to seek out an answer to every problem, even ones that aren't our own. The Problem Solver finds this in finance and everyday life.
Building trust is pertinent for establishing strong, deep-rooted relationships. This same behavior can carry over to your relationship with finances.
Being overly generous can cause issues in more areas than one, including your finances. These are problems faced by the Giver, one of seven Avatars!
Your Avatar is a collection of your emotional behavior and shapes your decision making. This can have a major impact on your relationship with your and your spouses' finances.
Do you know why you're prone to certain financial decisions? Your emotional intelligence is a key factor.
People fear robots will be stealing their jobs, and high-caliber industries like financial services are not immune. Emotional intelligence can be the key to adapting.
David Miller, CFP, is the CEO of PeachCap and a progressive thought leader in the financial services industry. He brings emotional intelligence to the financial services industry.