Highlights from the "Navigating scary financial times" live event with Jason Butler and Fanny Snaith

We brought together two very experienced money experts (with over 60 years of experience between them), to help you make sense of things and feel more confident and capable of making good money-related decisions during Coronavirus.

Jason Butler and Fanny Snaith hosted a live webinar and covered a range of money-related issues including:

- How to develop mental resilience to cope with financial stress so you don’t get overwhelmed

- A simple framework for thinking about your financial position to help you decide on your priorities

- Actions, tips and ideas that might help you maximise your financial wellbeing

To watch the full session back and see what questions came from the viewers, head over to the Crowdcast recording here.

You can also see written answers to all of the questions from the crowd, over in this blog post.

Highlights from the live event:

1. We WILL get through the financial uncertainty caused by Coronavirus

2. Money and mental resilience

3. Calming our mental state

4. Fixed vs Growth mindset

5. Four types of financial reality

6. Borrowing money from family

7. The power of talking about money

8. The decisive hand

9. Volatility in the stock markets

10. Is it silly to start saving into an investment fund right now?

11. I've agreed to buy a property, should I re-negotiate?

12. Is it possible to combine pensions?

13. Is there a good budgeting app out there?

14. Should you swap pension funds right now?

15. An opportunity to move forward

About Jason Butler:

Jason is a Chartered Financial Planner and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment. In 1998 he founded Bloomsbury Wealth Management and later sold his stake to enable him to focus entirely on speaking and writing about financial and personal wellbeing, as well as being an angel investor to various innovative financial technology start-up businesses.

He is a columnist for The Financial Times, where as ‘The Wealthman’, he writes about personal finance related issues.

He is also Head of Financial Education at Salary Finance, the workplace financial wellbeing provider, and through his consultancy Generation Next, each year he helps a handful of wealthy families to improve their communication, harmony and unity so that heirs are prepared to receive their future financial inheritance.

Jason lives in rural Suffolk with his wife, two daughters, and two dogs. His passion is to inspire and help as many people as possible live a meaningful, fulfilling and authentic life, free from financial worry, complexity and mediocrity.

About Fanny Snaith:

Fanny Snaith is a Certified Money Coach (CMC)®, author and motivational speaker who is changing the way we think about money.

She watched her mother lose a fortune through careless spending making unwise decisions and vowed to be rich one day.  She went on to build a £1m+ net worth from a £40k salary.  She thought that wealth would make her happy. It didn’t.

Already having great practical money skills, she spent time studying with the Money Coaching Institute to understand more about her feelings and emotions around money.

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