What You Need to Know About Financial Abuse

By Chelsea Brennan

#073: In today’s episode, as we honor Domestic Violence Awareness month, I’m diving into a heavy but critical issue for our community to discuss: financial abuse. It may be more difficult to pinpoint than other types of abuse, but it still has life-threatening consequences. We’re talking about how to spot financial abuse, how to find the support you need, and why you’re entitled to a thriving, healthy relationship.  ***Please note that the content in this episode contains emotionally triggering content.   (2:46) Learn the true definition of financial abuse  (5:59) Identify the tactics an abuser uses to convince a victim why they don’t deserve access to their own money  (13:43) Why we have to normalize talking about financial abuse  (26:10) Why you need to talk to a friend before you address an abuser directly  (27:01) The best way you can support a friend you suspect is in a vulnerable position  Looking for more information, mama? Visit the show notes at https://www.smartmoneymamas.com/73

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