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Telegraph, 12 August 2017

Goodbye piggy bank, hello cashpoint: How to teach children how to manage their money

FeMail, 10 July 2017

Could a THERAPIST solve your money problems?

Elle, June 2017

Meet the money doctor who will change your life

The Times, 25 March 2017

The reasons you fight about money

The Guardian, 06 January 2016

Do you need financial therapy?

Psychologies, April 2015 
Ever thought deeply about your relationship with money?

Red, January 2012 
Are you a split-personality SPENDER?

Woman & Home, May 2009
Sue Arkle cleared her debts after a period of financial coaching sessions

The Times, 12 January 2009
Being in the black is the new black

Which? Magazine, September 2008
What is Financial Coaching?

Saturday Telegraph Magzine, January 2008
Catherine Hardy's experience of financial coaching with Simonne

Woman's Own, 6 October 2003
Help me get a life!

Investment Week, 7 April 2003
Why financial coaching makes good sense

Mail on Sunday, 23 October 2002

How you can pile on the pounds with your own money coach

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TV interviews

Bankruptcy: From riches to rags

 

After Actress McCutcheon was declared bankrupt in February 2013, the BBC's personal finance reporter Brian Milligan asks Simonne how some people spend more than they earn.

Sheconomics media coverage

Media coverage of Simonne Gnessen and Karen Pine, co-authors of Sheconomics.

Newspapers/magazine/online articles

Goodbye piggy bank, hello cashpoint: How to teach children how to manage their money

It's never too early to teach your kids good money habits. This article features some ideas about how to help them keep track of their finances and understand the value of money.

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You can make your wages last longer by asking these three simple questions

If you find that your wages are spent no sooner as they've arrived in your bank account, you're not alone. Simonne's suggestion is to split your spending into three types: 'fixed', 'occasional' and 'variable'.

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Could a THERAPIST solve your money problems?

Flic Everett, 46, is in debt, has no pension and does not own her own property, so she put her trust in part financial adviser, part therapist, Simonne Gnessen to help her get a grip on her finances. And it works.

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Meet the money doctor who will change your life

Maybe it's time you saw a financial therapist? Alex Holder meets the money doctor helping women to confront their spending habits and change their lives.

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Your real life guide to getting out of debt

Money can be a difficult topic to talk about at the best of times – and if you’ve racked up thousands in debt, even harder. There is a way out, though, says Louise Donovan.

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The reasons you fight about money

New research shows that money is the greatest causes of tension in couples. Anna Maxted reports, with quotes from Simonne.

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How to set goals properly and fulfill your New Year's resolutions

How are your resolutions going? Here are the research-backed ways you can get on with those resolutions in each area of your life, including comments from Simonne about goals set to be better with money in 2016.

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Do you need financial therapy?

Stuck in debt, constantly overspending or not saving? A financial therapist could help you identify and tackle your psychological ‘blocks’ about money. Nione Meakin talks to Simonne Gnessen at Wise Monkey Financial Coaching to find out.

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Mind over money: how to not keep up with the Joneses

Many of us spend money to impress others.  There are a number of steps you can take to break this cycle.

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MONEY, MONEY, MONEY... 

What does money mean to you? Your relationship with money directly affects how you deal with it, whether you’re a saver or spender. And we all tend to worry about it. Anita Chaudhuri speaks to the experts about how to unlock our fears about money, so we can get to grips with our finances

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Rich thinking

Ever thought deeply about your relationship with money?

Claire Jagge hadn’t, until she realised that her attitude towards her finances might be affecting her bank balance…

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The Pension Revolution

From 6 April 2015, significant changes are taking place which mean that pension savers will have far more control that ever before about how to manage and spend their retirement savings.

In this article, Simonne answers some of the readers questions about how these changes will affect them.

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Five key tips to help you on your journey to retirement

The start of a new year often gets you thinking about the impact the next 12 months will have on your bank balance.

January is the perfect time to prepare for any financial roller-coasters coming up in 2015 and consider how you might manage them. When we embark on new, exciting and sometimes scary experiences, emotions run high – so planning ahead can help you make better choices. Here are Simonne's five tips for planning for retirement.

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Brilliant Money Moves

Clearing the clutter from your home makes you feel better, but it's even more satisfisfying to make a clean sweep of our finances. Make short work of a money detox with these six simple steps...

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The F word

For many of us, our finances are private. So what happens when we enter a relationship and have to negotiate money and bills with someone else? Financial jounralist, Samantha Downes, asks the expert our most honest and pressing questions about the money issues we have with our partners.

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How being emotional is making women poor

Too insecure to ask for a pay rise, too afraid of seeming rude when you’re being short-changed?

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Four steps for fighting debt denial

If you have ever avoided opening a bill, or you try not to think about the money you owe on your credit card, you are not alone.

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Tips from the pros: Sorting your financial clutter

Many of us have good intentions when it comes to sorting out our finances. Yet, when paperwork -- and debt balances -- begin to mount, financial clutter can become so overwhelming that it feels easier to ignore it.

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Are you a split-personality SPENDER?

Scrimp on your weekly shop to splurge on daily extravagancies? There's a 21 st century credit/debit syndrome that more of us are buying into.

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Change the way you feel about money

Our finances can be a highly emotional issue, no matter whether we consider ourselves to be rich or poor. The good news is there are simple strategies we can adopt to change the way we feel about money, and improve our lives in the long-term.

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The Spoilt Generation

What they want is what they get, even if it plunges them further into debt.

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Open your spiritual ca$h converter

Whether you're a splurger who always ends up skint, or you fret about finances to the point where you don't spend a penny on yourself, most of us can't help but worry about money. And with a constant stream of doom-mongering stories in the news about the world's economy, it's hardly surprising we're all stressed about our financial futures.

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Yes, you can afford a baby (it's easier than you think!)

Babies are beautiful and life changing, but they can be expensive. Don't lef money worries get you down - with some smart planning, you can budget for all those newborn essentials.

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Young women and money

Redundancy and unemployment are the harsh realities ofrecession and, according to Cosmo's survey, nearly a third of readers have experienced one or the other in the past year. Between 2009 and 2010, unemployment for 18 to 24-year-olds soared by more than 40% to its highest level in 16 years. The majority of readers confess that landing the job they want is proving almost impossible. So, what can you do?

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Alternatives to investing in pensions

In search of an alternative to pensions, May Frost, meets four smart shoppers who discovered inspiring ways to save in the form of paintings, property and pinot.

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Arguing or Worried about Money

How we feel about money is crucial to how we talk about it, spend it and why it causes so many arguments between couples. Money and relationship issues are inextricably linked and research shows that its money arguments that are often the hardest to manage. In these tough times how to manage money better is high on most people's worry list. So this month on thecoupleconnection.net we have teamed up with Financial Coach and author Simonne Gnessen to bring you some helpful insights and tips.

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The gurus' guide to a better financial life

Kim Jones asks eight of the UK's leading self-help experts to give their top tips on eyerything from how to find love to the secret of a happy retirement.

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Clearing debt after getting a financial coach

Read about how Sue Arkle cleared her debts after a period of financial coaching sessions.

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Could a money makeover really change my life?

LUCY BENYON calls in the experts to help her banish her fiscal demons...

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Her cheating heart (and the shopping cart)

FINANCIAL ADULTERY is a common fact of life - but we are pretty good at hiding it.

British money writer Simonne Gnessen, co-author of Sheconomics which arrived in bookshops this month, says her experience as a financial coach has convinced her that many couples engage in a deceptive dance around their finances.

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Money worries after Christmas

Depressed by being back at work? Find out how to turn things around. The good news is it takes less effort than you think to lift your mood.  Here are the top six reasons you're feeling the January blues – and what you can do about them. 

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How to take control of your finances

Take it one step at a time, says Hannah Borno, and you can turn into someone who budgets. A lot of women avoid getting to grips with their finances because they don't want to see themselves as 'that sort of person'. But, contrary to what you might believe, not planning your finances does not stop you worrying about money.

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What is Financial Coaching?

A new way of taking control of your money... Financial coaching, also known as money coaching, encourages you to identify what you want from life and explores how to use your money effectively to put your plans into action. It is different from traditional financial advice. Financial coaches won’t sell you any financial products, but will help you to think differently about your finances and to make informed decisions. This might include breaking wasteful patterns of spending and borrowing, deciding which kinds of products you really need and keeping on top of your finances so they continue to work for you.

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10 Financial Questions Every Couple Should Ask

Seventy-five per cent of couples find it tough to talk about money. Here's how to avoid a cash crisis...

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Dealing with the future aftermath of divorce and planning for the future

Separation and divorce can have a huge impact on your finances. We look at what you need to know at the start and how to plan for the future

If you separate or divorce, your money will have to stretch much further than when you were married. It’s likely you’ll undergo a period of financial upheaval and adjustment. Here, we focus on how to deal with the financial aspects of divorce. This applies to civil partners as well as married couples. This report is only a starting point.

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How to improve your spending power

How many life coaches does it take to change a woman?

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HOW TO...Split the bill

Discussions about money don't always have to be embarrassing.

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The chronic debtor

Catherine Hardy's experience of financial coaching with Simonne.

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You'll be rewarded but the banks will get the bounty

Commenting on schemes that allow you to earn up to £125 for introducing a new customer.

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If your partner isn't good with money

Angelina Jolie famously told a friend that Brad should 'just look pretty' and let her look after their money.

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What's your cash point character?

Your withdrawal pattern can reveal a few home truths. Whether you take out a tenner or a stash from the cashpoint, your ATM habits give away clues about the real you.

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Consumers' Association calls for new advice network

A NATIONAL network of impartial financial centres where quality, face-to-face advice can be given by a new type of adviser is being called for by the Consumers Association.

Among those who have started to offer help is Simonne Gnessen, who describes herself as a "financial coach". Younger people in the early stages of their career are one of her targets. Her firm, Wise Monkey for Coaching, charges 45-60 per hour with the opportunity to spread payments. A former IFA, her focus is on financial education, rather than specific products.

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Help me get a life!

Woman's own reader Dawn Hardy's is need for some expert advice..

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Why financial coaching makes good sense

Ever passed up a case because it looked like a whole lot of work for very little return? You know the type ' the client who doesn't know their Isa from their elbow and isn't sure they need an IFA anyway. You don't want to show them the door, but charity work won't pay the bills. What if there were a solution that kept them happy? Even better, it cost you nothing and even made them 10% more profitable? 'Financial coaching' might just be the answer.

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How you can pile on the pounds with your own money coach

Meet Simonne Gnessen, money coach - a new breed of financial adviser. Her mission is to make people financially fitter by showing them the way to eradicate money headaches and turn financial decisions into life-improving achievements.

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