Love and Money- An Interview With Rafa Robert
Description: In this episode Mandy talks with Rafa Robert about love, money and dragons. Selected Links: brightpeak financial Love and Money Podcast Text "moneybetter" to 31996 for free resources Book: Happy Money www.RaiseGenerousKids.com The Paper Bag Princess Book MOPS Music by: Phillip E Morris "Sunshine & Blue Skies" soundcloud.com/philipemorris & pema.bandcamp.com Show Notes: 1:00 Introduction- The Paper Bag Princess 4:50 Recognizing what matters in life 5:41 Introducing Rafa Robert 6:25 Amazon Prime and the 2 Day Cooling off period 6:52 What's the best tip for managing the small financial decisions 7:26 Fast brain vs. Slow brain 8:12 Living within your means matters most 8:25 How much should I spend on a house and car 9:30 Have a plan 10:50 What advice do you have for couple who have different spending styles 11:28 We are designed differently to help us out 12:06 We have different values and priorities 12:36 What to do to approach to topic of money in a relationship 13:25 The FUN fund 14:20 Joint account vs. separate accounts (what does the research say?) 15:44 50+ years of research says this... 16:17 Be one team (God's money and our money... not your money, my money) 17:20 What are you seeing with people with debt 18:35 What's one conversation about money that couples are not having 19:10 Understanding our spouse's "why" behind financial decisions 20:12 When the "How" feels different 21:07 How our beliefs about money as parents influence our kids 21:33 More is caught than taught 22:14 The relationship with money is much more practical 23:11 More may not make us happy 23:50 Training our kids on money 25:12 How to live off 20% of your income 25:30 Challenging the perspective of "The More I Give, The Less I Have" 25:47 How does generosity impact the financial health of families 26:30 Well Being 26:44 Can you say you feel like you have enough for your family and life 28:15 The correlation between generosity and health 28:45 Where do you start when a couple has different beliefs about money and giving 30:36 Take the small wins and focus on the positives 31:15 Same Page Small Steps vs. Doing it right With One Person On Board 32:01 What does living a remarkable life look like for you 34:35 What we remember from our childhood 35:10 What is the best advice you never got 37:13 What are you doing currently to have more fun 38:10 Being the embarrassing dad (a.k.a. being cringy) 38:55 When dads playing soccer pull hamstrings 39:50 The new scoreboard for dad soccer 40:20 Giving different advice on the sideline 41:02 What is next for you and "Love and Money" 43:15 Be and unbeatable team, and make space to live within our means so we can give and save and live.