Karen Lee, author of the new book “It’s Just Money, So Why Does It Cause So Many Problems?” spoke to members of the Buckhead Business Association Thursday morning about learning to have a healthier and happier financial life.
What it often times comes down to, she said, is your relationship with money, not your job or how much you make that is most important.
Lee’s speech was timely considering a recent report by the Atlanta Business Chronicle stating that Atlanta is one of the most financially stressed cities in the country. As a Certified Financial Planner and regular contributor to CNN and other media outlets concerning finance, Lee learned early in life that saving is important as she grew up in a financially strapped family.
How you are raised, she said, can greatly affect how you learn to spend or hold