Radio Show Archive
Read Olivia's Latest Advisor One Article - Your Client's Brain
Olivia's latest AdvisorOne.com article, Your Client's Brain: ARIA—How to Quiet the Brain to Inspire Insight, is now available online.
It is the fourth of eight new articles by Olivia Mellan and Sherry Christie that continue the discussion on Your Client's Brain that began with Investment Advisor's February 2013 cover story — Double Think: Getting Past the Conflict in Your Clients' Two Brains — and a feature article — Second Thoughts: Making Better Decisions — in the March 2013 issue of Investment Advisor magazine.
"Olivia's Secret Language of Money" available for download!
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...
Take the New, Improved Money Personality Quiz!
UPDATE: The quiz was updated in March 2012 to reflect the changes coming soon in Olivia's and Sherry Christie's 2nd Edition of Money Harmony: Resolving Money Conflicts in your Life and Relationships.
What's your money personality style? Are you a hoarder? A spender? A money monk? An avoider? An amasser? Take Olivia's Money Personality Quiz from her first book, Money Harmony (a/k/a Your Money Style) and find out how much of each of the first 5 money types rule your actions and attitudes.
Recent New York Times article quoting Olivia...
Olivia was quoted in the New York Times article, Marriage Maintenance When Money Is Tight, which deals with couples communication in tough times. Here's an excerpt:
"When anybody is tired or under stress, they will always revert to their oldest primitive survival mode, which is usually dysfunctional," said Olivia Mellan, a money coach, author and therapist. Even couples with similar philosophies about money, she said, will find something to disagree about in this situation.
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Video: Exercepts from Olivia's events where she explains how to maximize your relationship with money and how to remove money conflicts from your life...
Learn about money and relationships... Take a teleclass!
* 101 — Money Harmony for You and for Your Clients - (for therapists, coaches, counselors, and financial professionals)
* 102 — Men, Women and Money: Bridging the Gap - (for everyone)
* 201 — Consultation & Supervision - (for those who have completed Teleclass 101)
* FREE audio clips from past teleclasses
To arrange a private teleclass for four or more participants at a convenient time for you, email Olivia
Passing It On - Dealing with Wealth and Inheritance
Olivia has been leading two to three-day retreats across the country, to help parents and their adult children facilitate deepening communication between the generations. These retreats help each generation clarify their values and goals around inherited wealth and the impact they want to make on the world and on their family and friends. In addition, these events have been tremendously successful, heartwarming and fun(!) as they create a safe climate for participants to become good stewards of inherited wealth, and for the parents to communicate their emotional legacy as well as their financial one.
Read Passing It On to find out more of Olivia's thoughts about these retreats...
Email Olivia with any questions you may have about these retreats...
Olivia's Latest Books
Overcoming Overspending: A Winning Plan for Spenders and their Partners, by Olivia Mellan and Sherry Christie, has been revised and updated, and is available on this site.
The Client Connection: Helping Advisors Build Bridges That Last, by Olivia Mellan and Sherry Christie, is a compilation of Olivia's best essay columns from Investment Advisor and Wealth Manager for financial professionals.
Anthologies featuring Mellan's work
Peak Vitality: Raising the Threshold of Abundance in Our Material, Spiritual and Emotional Lives Olivia's money harmony chapter appears with experts such as Mehmet Oz, Deepak Chopra, Wayne Dyer, Eckhart Tolle, Caroline Myss and Dean Ornish.
Love Book: The 50 Mosts Trusted Experts Reveal their Secrets for Relationship Success, by Scott Braxton.
Olivia's money-related work is featured with chapters by Tony Robbins, Dr. Phil, John Gray, John Gottman, Leo Buscaglia, Harville Hendrix, Harriet Lerner, Marshall Rosenberg, and Jonathan Rich.
Olivia addressing meeting at Federal Reserve Bank in Kansas City, MS
From the article:
Consumers can learn how to better manage their credit at a free workshop set for Oct. 21 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.
The event is part of the American Bankers Association's Get Smart About Credit Day.
In addition to the free workshop, financial expert and author Olivia Mellan will be the featured speaker.
Money Harmony Recommended by Michelle Singletary
Michelle Singletary, the personal finance guru for NPR's Day to Day radio show and author of the syndicated "The Color of Money" column for the Washington Post, recommended Olivia's book, Money Harmony: Resolving Money Conflicts In Your Life and Relationships
Olivia's Has Article Published at the Zur Institute Web site
Olivia has published an article, Money and Gender - Therapists and Clients: - Still the Last Taboo for Us Therapists?, at the Zur Institute Web site.
Money Harmony with Olivia Mellan on WWDB-AM ends on May 30th, 2007
After nine months of Olivia's radio show in Philadelphia, Olivia has decided to take a break and consider doing a syndicated radio talk show in a new area. Stay tuned!
Olivia's past shows are archived on this Web site soon after being broadcast. Show Archive...
"The Secret Language of Money" Released as 2-CD Set
Posted @ April 21, 2006, 10:31 AM
The Secret Language of Money is now available as part of the Money Harmony Audio Series. The 2-CD Set includes:
- CD 1: Take Charge of Your Money: Mastering Your Money Style
- CD 2: Men, Women and Money: Overcoming Money Conflicts
Price: $39.99. Order the CD now!
Olivia Named to Investment Advisor's Top 25
Posted @ April 27, 2006, 11:31 AM
In Investment Advisor.com's Making the Future Happen, Olivia has been named to InvestmentAdvisor.com's Top 25 list of people who have most influenced the financial planning industry this year.
Olivia Appears on the Today Show!
No Posted Date or Time
Olivia recently appeared multiple times on the Today Show to discuss "Overcoming Compulsive Spending: A Guide for Overspenders and their Partners". Major excerpts from the article, as well as the video of the interview, are available on MSNBC.com. The article in its entirety is also available here on moneyharmony.com.
NEW Teleclass — Money Psychology 102
No Posted Date or Time
Olivia is starting a new teleclass for individuals & couples: Men, Women and Money: Overcoming Money Conflicts (Money Psychology 102). The next series of this four-session teleclass will start in September 2006.
NOTE: Nothing on this site is intended to substitute for psychotherapy with a trained mental health professional