28 episodes

Hard Money Talks, a new podcast that explores the difficult money conversations that most people don't want to talk about.

In Hard Money Talks we tackle financial topics such as financial abuse, spending addictions, financial infidelity, hidden addictions like sex and gambling, marriage issues, narcissistic divorce, bankruptcy, poverty mentalities and so much more!

Lauren Greutman combines her experience as a drug and alcohol counselor with her current financial counseling work to help people with the underlying psychological issues about WHY these issues are occurring in the first place.

"We need to stop just pulling people out of the river. We need to go upstream and find out why they're falling in."  = Desmond Tutu

So - that is what we are doing with this show. Why are Americans failing with their money and their budgets? Let's go upstream and find out why they are falling in and help! Welcome to the Hard Money Talks Show!

Hard Money Talks Lauren Cobello

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 15 Ratings

Hard Money Talks, a new podcast that explores the difficult money conversations that most people don't want to talk about.

In Hard Money Talks we tackle financial topics such as financial abuse, spending addictions, financial infidelity, hidden addictions like sex and gambling, marriage issues, narcissistic divorce, bankruptcy, poverty mentalities and so much more!

Lauren Greutman combines her experience as a drug and alcohol counselor with her current financial counseling work to help people with the underlying psychological issues about WHY these issues are occurring in the first place.

"We need to stop just pulling people out of the river. We need to go upstream and find out why they're falling in."  = Desmond Tutu

So - that is what we are doing with this show. Why are Americans failing with their money and their budgets? Let's go upstream and find out why they are falling in and help! Welcome to the Hard Money Talks Show!

    What you need to know about Divorce and How to Prepare Financially

    What you need to know about Divorce and How to Prepare Financially

    Are you wondering what you need to do to prepare yourself for a divorce? In this episode, I talk about my own divorces and the 2 different ways I went about them. I brought on divorce Attorney Rebecca Neal, a divorce attorney, to talk about how to prepare yourself for a divorce.

    • 57 min
    Porn and Sex Addiction and how it destroys your finances with JK Emezi

    Porn and Sex Addiction and how it destroys your finances with JK Emezi

    While porn and sex addiction can have a number of negative consequences, one of the most destructive aspects of the disorder is the toll it takes on your finances. The cost of pursuing multiple sexual partners, paying for sex, and supporting a lifestyle that revolves around seeking out sexual experiences can quickly add up.
    The financial strain of sex addiction can cause problems in all areas of life, from ruining relationships to destroying careers. 
    In this episode, I speak with JK Emezi from Elevated Recovery. He helps people recovery from their pornography addictions. I think you will find the episode very insightful!

    • 1 hr 3 min
    How getting rich and famous won't fix your money problems with Jini Thornton

    How getting rich and famous won't fix your money problems with Jini Thornton

    Jini Thorton is a Money coach to some of the richest athletes and actors in the country. In this episode, she talks about how she teaches them how to handle their newfound riches and fame, and how getting rich and famous will not fix your money probems.

    • 46 min
    When She Makes More - What it's like to be the female breadwinner with Farnoosh Torabi

    When She Makes More - What it's like to be the female breadwinner with Farnoosh Torabi

    Women have made great strides in the workforce over the years, but we still have a long way to go. According to a recent report from the Institute for Women's Policy Research, women are now the primary or sole breadwinners in 40% of households with children. This is a big shift from just a decade ago, when only 24% of households had female breadwinners.
    So what's it like to be the woman carrying the financial load for your family? I decided to ask Farnoosh Torabi, New York Times Best-selling author of the book "When She Makes More" to talk about this topic.
    As the female breadwinner in my family for the past 8 years, I can relate so much to this topic!

    • 38 min
    The Financial Implications of Anorexia Nervosa with Erin Reiland

    The Financial Implications of Anorexia Nervosa with Erin Reiland

    The financial implications of anorexia nervosa - that's what today's podcast is about. We all know that anorexia nervosa is a serious eating disorder with potentially deadly consequences, but what you may not know is that it also has some very real financial implications.
    In this episode of the Hard Money Talks show, we'll take a closer look at some of the costs associated with anorexia nervosa and how they can impact both the individual sufferer and their loved ones. We'll also discuss some ways to get help if you or someone you know is struggling with this illness. 
    In this episode, I brought on Erin Reiland, who is recovering from Anorexia and is also a certified eating disorder and mental health coach. She blogs over at inbodylovecoaching.com. 
    Eating disorders themselves are a hard topic to talk about, but she shares the intimate details of how someone with an eating disorder gets in trouble with money. This episode was an eye-opener for me and I know you will really enjoy it!

    • 57 min
    Financial Infidelity: What is it and how to prevent it from happening to you

    Financial Infidelity: What is it and how to prevent it from happening to you

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

haleybdubs ,

These are the conversations that we need to be having!

This podcast is the show we didn’t know we needed. We are all thinking about these topics but don’t know how to initiate the conversation because money can often be uncomfortable. Thank you, Lauren, for shedding the shame around taboo money topics!

Scrabble player 1010 ,

Powerful show about tough conversations

You can learn a lot from difficult conversations, and Lauren does a great job getting the story from guests.

Mxsandy12 ,

Awesome financial pod!

So helpful and interesting! Yay for financial literacy!

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