In a thought-provoking episode of the ADHD Support Talk Radio Podcast, co-host Lynne Edris is joined by Rick Webster to delve into the topic of ADHD impulse spending and money management in adults with ADHD. Together, they explore the various spending styles that individuals with ADHD may exhibit and provide valuable insights, tips, and strategies to take control of their financial lives.

Lynne and Rick begin the conversation by highlighting the challenges that individuals with ADHD often face when it comes to impulse spending and money management. They discuss how ADHD-related symptoms, such as impulsivity, poor impulse control, and difficulty with planning and organization, can contribute to impulsive spending behaviors and financial struggles.

One of the key aspects discussed in the episode is understanding different spending styles. Lynne and Rick shed light on the various ways individuals with ADHD may approach money, including impulsive spending, emotional spending, avoidance of money-related tasks, or seeking instant gratification. By recognizing and understanding their own spending style, individuals can gain insights into their financial habits and begin to make positive changes.

The co-hosts emphasize the importance of taking control of one’s financial life. They provide practical strategies and tips to help individuals with ADHD develop healthier money management habits. Some of these strategies include creating a budget, tracking expenses, setting financial goals, and establishing a system for managing bills and financial paperwork. By implementing these strategies, individuals can gain a sense of control over their finances and reduce impulsive spending.

Lynne and Rick also discuss the significance of building financial strengths. They emphasize the importance of cultivating positive money habits and developing a healthy relationship with money. This involves practicing delayed gratification, resisting impulsive purchases, and making informed financial decisions. By focusing on developing financial strengths, individuals can improve their money management skills and achieve long-term financial stability.

The episode also touches on the role of self-awareness and self-reflection in improving money management. Lynne and Rick encourage listeners to explore the underlying emotions and triggers that contribute to impulsive spending. By identifying emotional spending patterns and addressing the root causes, individuals can develop healthier coping mechanisms and make more conscious financial decisions.

Furthermore, the co-hosts highlight the importance of seeking support and guidance when it comes to money management. They suggest working with financial professionals, such as financial advisors or coaches, who can provide specialized expertise and guidance tailored to the unique challenges of ADHD. Additionally, they emphasize the value of connecting with support groups or communities to share experiences, gain insights, and receive encouragement on the journey to better money management.

Throughout the episode, Lynne and Rick stress the importance of self-compassion and patience. They acknowledge that changing money habits and developing financial strengths takes time and effort. They encourage individuals to be kind to themselves and celebrate small victories along the way. By approaching the process with self-compassion, individuals can maintain motivation and make lasting changes in their financial lives.

In conclusion, the episode featuring Lynne Edris and Rick Webster on the ADHD Support Talk Radio Podcast provides a wealth of knowledge, tips, and strategies for individuals with ADHD struggling with impulse spending and money management. By understanding different spending styles, taking control of finances, building financial strengths, and seeking support, individuals can develop healthier money habits and achieve greater financial well-being. With the insights and guidance shared in this episode, individuals with ADHD can transform their money management skills and establish a solid foundation for long-term financial success.

Rick Webster’s nearly four decades as a real estate entrepreneur have brought him a wealth of knowledge that his role as Rena-Fi’s CEO now brings to those who come into his orbit. Rick’s expertise in real estate and entrepreneurship derives from his varied career as a real estate broker, owning and running mortgage brokerages, renovating and managing rental properties, and  working with foreclosure, short sale, and loan modification strategies. In his capacity as CEO of Rena-Fi, Rick brings perspective, vision, and passion to an area of life he considers foundational personal money management. Visit Rena-Fi at 

Lynne Edris

Podcast Co-Host Lynne Edris helps overwhelmed professionals take control of their time and tackle their to-dos with ease so they have more time, more energy, and more money for what they love most! As a woman with ADHD herself, she has been where her clients are and has come out the other side, so to speak. She’s gone from living in a constant state of chaos and under-performance to a life full of success and fulfillment, and wants to help you achieve your version of success as well! Learn more about Lynne at

ADHD Support Talk Radio is an award winning Podcast for Adults with ADD / ADHD. Co-hosts Tara McGillicuddy and Lynne Edris are joined by Adult ADHD experts and they cover important topics related to Adult ADD / ADHD. Podcast guests include Dr. Edward Hallowell, Dr. Stephanie Sarkis, Dr. Ari Tuckman, Laurie Dupar, Terry Matlen and many more.

Tara McGillicuddy is the Producer, Owner and Co-host of the ADHD Support Talk Radio Podcast. You may contact Tara with general questions or feedback about the podcast.

Lynne Edris is the Co-host of the ADHD Support Talk Radio Podcast. You may contact Lynne with feedback about her episodes.

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