Episode 11: Numerophobia
Many people practice avoidance when it comes to finances, and numerophobia – the fear of numbers – is often at the root of the problem.Kathy Longo, CFP®, CAP®, CDFA®
Do you find money topics to be confusing? Do you lack confidence in your ability to understand financial concepts? If so, you may be suffering from numerophobia - and you’re not alone. This inevitably leads to a reactive approach to money management, but taking a proactive interest in your money is the best way to meet your goals and create a meaningful life for yourself and your family. So, if fear of numbers is getting in the way of your financial success, my challenge to you this week is to stop making it about the numbers.
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About the Author
Kathy Longo brings over 25 years of expertise and experience to Flourish Wealth Management. Kathy is wholly dedicated to improving the life of each client and finds joy in making complex matters simple and easy to understand. She excels at asking the right questions, uncovering new possibilities and implementing the most advantageous strategies for success. Playing such a pivotal role in her clients’ lives remains an honor and a privilege. After earning a degree in Financial Planning and Counseling from Purdue University, she began her career at a small firm in Palatine, Illinois where she worked directly with clients while learning to build a viable, client-centric business. Over the years, she gained extensive knowledge and wisdom working as a wealth manager, financial planner, firm manager and business owner at notable, various sized companies in both Chicago and Minneapolis.