Three ADHD Friendly Ways to Better Financial Health

Anyone who lives with ADHD knows we’re dealing with an extra layer of complication when it comes to navigating life. Ignore that at your peril. ADHD management is a crucial factor in financial success. Think, “Know Thyself.”  

With that, here are three concepts I hope you will find thought-provoking, and useful:

1) You can’t save your way to wealth.

Saving is crucial, yes. Living below your means is paramount. Plugging the leaks in your money situation is critical. But earning more is the only way to rapidly improve your stability quotient and accelerate your progress. Add to that, having more income is considerably more pleasant than living a life of ordering from the right-hand side of the menu.

What Detroit Poverty Really Looks Like – My Story

My name is Achsha Jones, I’m a thirty-eight-year-old “Xennial” (Gen X/Millennial cusp), native and current Detroiter. This is #MyRenaFiStory. I have two daughters, twelve and six, and a fifteen-year-old stepson. In the last decade, I’ve filed for bankruptcy and divorce, remarried, had another child, changed careers twice, purchased a home and went broke. Telling the story of how my upbringing and experiences of almost four decades have brought me to my present state is complicated and lengthy so I’ll give you the Readers’ Digest version.

Growing up in 80s Detroit, I saw a lot; the city was heavily segregated and losing thousands of residents every year. There was an annual tradition of massive arson lasting up to a week that would begin on “Devil’s Night”, the night before Halloween where hundreds of buildings were set ablaze.

An Abstract Look at an ADHDers Financial Problems

ADHDers have serious financial problems, at four times the rate of the general population, it’s been said. It’s not because you/we can’t balance a checkbook. ADHD is not on the intelligence spectrum.

Are you ready to “Rena-Fi” your understanding of financial behavior?

Are you familiar with those drawings where you see an image but then suddenly the image flips into something else?  Those drawings contain a profound truth. You cannot see both images at the same time. Try it.

2019 Debt Calendar

2019 Debt Calendar

As we get closer to the New Year and you work harder to reach your own personal financial goals, why not print off a copy of our debt calendar to show you and everyone you want to share it with just how hard your hustling to pay off your debt?

After you pay all your bills/loan payments for the month, total the amount and put it on the appropriate month. As you go throughout the year you can see how much progress you’re making towards paying off your total debt or just how much money debts are costing you.

From Stolen Credit to an 831 Credit Score – My Story

Hi! I’m Kat.  I work for Rena-Fi, Inc. I’ve been here since its inception.  I actually filed all the corporate paperwork, so you could say I’ve been here since before the beginning.

I may have some fancy titles, but I’m really and truly just a regular middle-class American gal. I’ve been through some financial hardships and that’s what I’m bringing to the table today in order to relate to you, not about my job, but my struggle with money.