Welcome to The Financial Wellbeing Forum

A place for honest, emotionally intelligent conversation and information about money.

Here, you’ll find everything you need to start addressing those deeper personal finance issues that go largely ignored; debt, emotional spending, saving anxiety and much more.

 

The FWF

Welcome to The Financial Wellbeing Forum

A place for honest, emotionally intelligent conversation and information about money.

Here, you’ll find everything you need to start addressing those deeper personal finance issues that go largely ignored; debt, emotional spending, saving anxiety and much more.

 

Finding financial wellbeing when… you’re a queer woman

Finding financial wellbeing when… you’re a queer woman

There’s a saying that goes, ‘don’t worry about [the cost of] babies, they bring their own pizza.’ But as a queer woman, I don’t worry about the cost of raising a child, well, no more so than anyone else. I worry about the cost of bringing a child into the world and the many unknowns of the financial and emotional cost of doing so. My partner and I know that we want to settle down, buy a house and start a family.

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Finding financial wellbeing when… your relationship with money mirrors your disordered relationship with food

Finding financial wellbeing when… your relationship with money mirrors your disordered relationship with food

When I started a recovery program for an eating disorder, my therapist gave me plenty of warnings about what to expect. She warned me that I would want to justify overexercising and undereating and needed to manage my stress through the process. She also told me to be gentle with myself, take plenty of time to reflect, and engage in self-care. However, neither of us anticipated that the urge to “diet” would slowly start to take over other parts of my life.

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Clare Seal

Hello

I’m Clare

Founder of The Financial Wellness Forum, author of Real Life Money and The Real Life Money Journal and woman behind the @myfrugalyear Instagram account.

I work to address the deeper causes of money anxiety, debt and financial difficulty, discussing how mindset, privilege and circumstances contribute to our financial wellness, with a particular emphasis on the unique challenges faced by women.

I offer one to one coaching, group workshops and consultancy for businesses wanting to offer financial wellbeing support to their employees.

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