Understanding Your Relationship With Money

Published Mar. 18, 2021

Getting to know yourself is recognising the impact of your financial behaviour on your life and other people particularly those around you. 

Explore your relationship with money with these reflection questions:

  1. 1. How important money is in your life? Why?
  2. 2. What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think and hear the word money?
  3. 3. What beliefs do you think you picked up from your parents?
  4. 4. What makes you want to buy the same stuff when you see it from your friends and other people?
  5. 5. Why did you choose your job? Would you take a job or project even if you don’t like it just for the money?  
  6. 6. How do you make decisions about spending your money?
  7. 7. What are the lowest point and the highest point in your life? What was the feeling like?
  8. 8. What are your money mistakes?
  9. 9. What financial goals have you not acted upon yet? Why?
  10. 10. What are your limiting beliefs about money?
  11. 11. How do you feel about wealthy or disadvantaged people?
  12. 12. Can you trust yourself with money?
  13. 13. What are your financial goals?
  14. 14.  Can you consistently set aside money for the long-term?
  15. 15. What you feel about carrying a credit card balance?

Once you have become aware of your money personality and have acknowledged them, you can make decisions and choices that reflect your values and beliefs to empower you to achieve your goals.