People often equate their self-worth with their net-worth so when they experience financial difficulties it can affect their self-esteem and can lead to depression, health problems, poor work performance and put strain on their relationships. This is where Credit Coach Michael Drolet comes in, to help them manage their money, reestablish their credit and get back to a place of financial and emotional security.
He shows them how their financial difficulties stem from either circumstances beyond their control or from a pattern of self-destructive financial behaviours they developed because of circumstances in their past, such as childhood of poverty, a message about money subconsciously internalized from a parent, and so on.
Everyone has a story that influences their relationship to money that becomes the foundation of their financial struggles. Each episode of Give Me Credit tells someone’s story and Michael helps them rewrite it so they establish healthy financial behaviours and re-establish their credit. They walk into his office with credit issues but they walk out with a new relationship to money and themselves. There is a happy ending to their story with them becoming richer materially and personally.