Moving Ahead Through Financial Management
National Network to End Domestic Violence
This book can be downloaded and read in iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.
Financial abuse is a common tactic used by batterers. They use
it to control their partners and to make their partners feel alone.
The consequences can be devastating. The experience of abuse
is different for every survivor. This module reflects these differences. It offers key information for those trying to overcome financial abuse, whatever their background. Ending a relationship with an abusive partner is a big step. This module provides information to consider before you do. It outlines what an abusive financial relationship is. It shows the elements of a healthy one. It also includes steps to protect your safety. It does not have all the answers, but it’s a start. The information in this curriculum is intended to be general advice for persons in an abusive relationship.
Excellent Resource for Advocates & Survivors
This is an excellent resource for advocates and survivors! Practical and easy to read. Financial management and education is imperative to empowerment.