Adulting Is Easy

Oct 27 2020 26 mins

Most of us were not taught about personal finance as children and the Adulting Is Easy podcast is here to help fill that gap. Managing money is a big part of "adulting" (successful completion of the mundane tasks and responsibilities of grown-ups (adults); typically accompanied by a feeling of great accomplishment). As friends and family ask me (Lauren) questions, I research, write blogs, and post at This podcast is another way to explore those topics.

AIE 29: Negotiation Mindset with Kathleen Burns Kingsbury
Oct 06 2020 43 mins  
This week, Lauren is joined by wealth psychology expert Kathleen Burns Kingsbury. The two discuss money silence, negotiation mindsets (automatic thoughts and beliefs we have about negotiating), and actionable tips to help you ace your next negotiation. Kathleen is the founder of KBK Wealth Connection and host of the Breaking Money Silence® podcast, is an internationally published author and speaker. Breaking Money Silence®: How to Shatter Money Taboos, Talk More Openly about Finances, and Live a Richer Life is Kathleen’s fifth book. Named one of nine amazing conference speakers in 2017 by InvestmentNews, Kathleen is a sought-after keynote speaker, consultant, and coach on the topic of women and wealth and couples and money. Her mission is to empower women, couples, and families (and the advisors who serve them) to shatter money taboos and communicate more effectively about financial matters. As an expert on financial psychology, Kathleen has appeared on television and written for consumer and trade publications. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, PBS News Hour, Money Magazine, TODAY Money, Forbes, and CNBC. Kathleen serves as an adjunct faculty member of finance at Bentley University and Champlain College. When she is not working, Kathleen is an avid alpine skier who lives for the next powder day. In the off-season, she enjoys mountain biking, kayaking, and laughing with her friends. She lives with her husband and her cat Avery, in the Mad River Valley of Vermont. For more information and to subscribe to the Breaking Money Silence® podcast, visit and connect with Kathleen on Twitter. You can take a free course in the learning lab here, and use the code Negotiate10 to receive 10% off the paid version.

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