Summary of Money: A Love Story

Untangle Your Financial Woes and Create the Life You Really Want

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Money: A Love Story book summary
To control your finances, get in touch with your emotions.


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At age six, Kate Northrup started her first business – selling jewelry, wildflowers and lemonade. In her teens, Northrup babysat. Two years out of college, she was earning “solid mid-five-figure income residually” through her work with a network marketing firm. Northrup also amassed $20,000 in credit card debt. She vowed to eliminate this burden and never again slip into debt. With soul-searching and proactive financial steps, she accomplished her mission: At age 28, Northrup achieved financial independence. She explains how you can do the same. Though most readers will find little that’s new here, getAbstract nonetheless suggests Northrup’s fun manual for its helpful insights and information on money.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why your emotional issues with money are important to understand,
  • What a “Money Love Journal” is and how you can use it,
  • Why positive thinking about money helps you get more money, and
  • What methods will help you attain “financial freedom.”


What Are Your Money Issues?
Everyone has money issues. Money represents what people consider most important in their lives: love, joy, happiness, pleasure, and the like. Money is a value-assignment and exchange mechanism. Values involve emotions – the essential elements of relationships...
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About the Author

Kate Northrup is an entrepreneur, mentor, speaker and writer.

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