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VPSG: Money Matters + ADHD
November 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020
An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020
Leader: Rick Webster
Sessions: 60 minutes
2nd & 4th Thursdays at 7pm ET/ 6pm CT / 5pm MT /4pm PT
Dates: July 9, 23; Aug 13, 27; Sept. 10, 24; Oct. 8, 22; Nov. 12, No meeting on Nov. 26 (US Thanksgiving); Dec. 10, No meeting on Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve).
ADHDers are known to have a higher rate of debt and more impulsive spending habits. Conflict over money issues can be frustrating and confounding to partners and spouses.
For people with ADHD managing finances is challenging, just thinking about money can cause shame and upset. Executive functions like planning, impulse control, and emotional regulation underlie effective money management.
Adults with ADHD can procrastinate or forget to pay bills, suffer late fees and other penalties, this is sometimes referred to as the ADHD tax.
We are are so fortunate to have Richard Webster leading this peer group. With his years of experience running face to face ADHD peer support groups and his depth of knowledge as a finance educator, Rick will share practical tips and strategies for managing common ADHD-related finance challenges.
Whether you are struggling with debt, trying to save for a rainy day, or living on a fixed income, this group is for you!
This is a safe space to discuss problems ADHDers face when it comes to money matters.
Possible discussion topics include:
- Emotional drivers of financial choices
- Budgeting and planning
- Preparing your taxes
- Topics suggested by group members
Find the support you need when it comes to money. Join us on Thursdays.