Redefining Self-Worth: The Path to MoneyZen with Manisha Thakor

A Woman's Clarity Podcast

Redefining Self-Worth: The Path to MoneyZen

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About the episode:

For anyone who feels like they can never have, do, or be enough, financial expert and author, Manisha Thakor, MBA, CFA, CFP®, has an important message: your net worth does not equate to your self-worth.

In this thought-provoking episode, host Kirsten Schlumbohm engages in a deep conversation with Manisha Thakor, MBA, CFA, CFP®, about the concepts and story behind her book MoneyZen: The Secret to Finding Your “Enough.”

Together, they dive into several key topics:

  1. Identifying and challenging the “never-enough” mindset: how to reevaluate your relationship with money, break free from the cycle of comparison, and work towards a state of financial and emotional well-being.
  2. The Concept of MoneyZen: the significance and formula for achieving a balance between financial health and emotional wealth.
  3. Understanding Influences on Financial Behaviors: exploring the profound impact of traumas, cultural norms, societal pressures, and evolutionary biology on our financial behaviors.
  4. The importance of rest and recovery: Taking time to restore yourself is necessary and part of the continuum of how you have a joy-filled life.

Tune in to this enlightening conversation for valuable insights that can help you transform your perspective on money and self-worth, ultimately leading to a more fulfilling life.


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About our guest:

Author of MoneyZen: The Secret to Finding Your “Enough,” Manisha Thakor, MBA, CFA, CFP®, is a seasoned financial professional with over three decades of experience.  Her focus is on empowering women to take control of their financial futures and make informed financial decisions. Thakor is known for her work in teaching, writing, and speaking about essential financial topics. Widely recognized as a thought leader in this arena, her insights have graced esteemed platforms such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, NPR, and more.

With an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA from Wellesley College, Manisha Thakor possesses a strong academic background. Her career spans 25+ years in the male-dominated financial services industry, underscoring the importance of empowering women for financial wellness. Prior to her book, she co-authored financial guides tailored to women in their twenties and thirties. Today, her mission revolves around guiding women of all ages in harmonizing financial well-being with emotional wealth.