Moneyharmony.com - Olivia Mellan

  • About Olivia Mellan
    Olivia Mellan

    Since 1982, Olivia Mellan has been a groundbreaker in the field of money psychology, couples communication, stress management, and conflict resolution. Her monthly column, The Psychology of Advice appears in Investment Advisor, and she has appeared on Oprah, the Today Show, and ABC's 20/20, and other nationwide media. She also speaks all over the country to businesses, professional groups, and to the general public.

  • Take the Moneyharmony Quiz!
    Take the Moneyharmony Quiz from the Moneyharmony book

    What's your money personality style? Are you a hoarder? A spender? A money monk? An avoider? An amasser? Take Olivia's and Sherry Christie's Money Personality Quiz from their newest book, Money Harmony: A Road Map for Individuals and Couples, and find out how much of each of the first 5 money types rule your actions and attitudes.

  • Watch "In the Prime: Couples and Money with Olivia Mellan"

    Olivia has released In the Prime: Couples and Money with Olivia Mellan to the public for all to watch! It is a workshop for individuals and couples that includes money personality types, couples polarization patterns, childhood messages and childhood vows, how to debunk money myths and move toward rational decision-making, both individually and as a couple, and an interview with Deborah Potter from a PBS-TV talk show on couples and money, including discussion of merged vs. separate money.

  • "Olivia's Secret Language of Money" available for download!
    Buy The Secret Language of Money now!

    Olivia's Secret Language of Money - which will take you on a personal and relationship journey to achieve what she calls "Money Harmony" - is now available on the web as a digital download for only $30!

    Hear her talk you through and walk you through childhood messages and vows; money myths; what money types are you and how to reach balance; creating money dialogues; couples depolarization; and much more...

  • Olivia's Latest from ThinkAdvisor — Advising LGBT and Foreign Clients
    Advising LGBT and Foreign Clients

    Olivia's article from the July 2014 issue of Investment Advisor, Advising LGBT and Foreign Clients, is available online at ThinkAdvisor.com. From the article:

    The repeal of Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act paved the way to open marriage benefits for gay couples, but if they live in states that don’t recognize same-sex marriage—of which there are still 15—they may still require the kind of complex financial planning they required before the repeal. For our cover story this month, Olivia Mellan and Sherry Christie spoke with several advisors who have been working with LGBT clients to make sure their financial and estate plans adequately protect their families.

  • ThinkAdvisor.com (Aug 2014 issue) — Collaborative Divorce: A Win-Win Dissolution
    Collaborative Divorce: A Win-Win Dissolution

    Olivia's article from the August 2014 issue of Investment Advisor, Collaborative Divorce: A Win-Win Dissolution, is now available online. From the article:

    When my first husband and I decided to end our marriage more than 30 years ago, we wanted to avoid ugly confrontations and create a solution that would give our young son a loving home with both of us sharing custody...

  • ThinkAdvisor.com (Aug 2014 issue) — Women, Money and the Confidence Gap
    Women, Money and the Confidence Gap

    Olivia's article from the August 2014 issue of Investment Advisor, Women, Money and the Confidence Gap, is available online at ThinkAdvisor.com. From the article:

    In recent years, banks, brokerage firms and fund companies have pulled out all the stops to make women more confident about money. Prompted by surveys showing women's feelings of helplessness around money management, discomfort with investing and greater risk aversion, the financial industry has sprouted women's initiatives, hosted seminars and published educational brochures by the ream...

  • ThinkAdvisor.com (July 2014 issue) — The Secret Sadness of Retired Men
    The Secret Sadness of Retired Men

    Olivia's article from the July 2014 issue of Investment Advisor, The Secret Sadness of Retired Men, is available online at ThinkAdvisor.com. From the article:

    Retirement may be dangerous to your health—especially if you're a man.

    A growing body of research has found that retirement significantly increases the risk of clinical depression and even suicide among men...

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Events & Teleclasses

Be sure to check out the Upcoming Events section to see where Olivia will be speaking!

Mellan will schedule workshops in various cities as interest arises. If you are interested in setting up or organizing a workshop in your city, or you would like to book Olivia for keynotes or other speeches, contact Olivia directly.

Olivia is now offering three-session teleclasses to coaches, therapists, counselors, and financial advisors on money psychology, skills and techniques.

Find out more about Money Psychology Teleclasses.