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Derek Hagen
Money Health Solutions, LLC
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Issues and needs

Compulsive spending, Anxiety, Stress, Fear, Avoidance, Meaning/Purpose, Intentional Living

Occupational specialties


Derek F. Hagen is a financial behavior expert and founder of Money Health Solutions. Money Health Solutions is a financial therapy and financial life planning firm that helps clients who feel stuck. He has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Business Insider, Yahoo! Finance, Nasdaq, US News and World Report, and the Minneapolis Star Tribune. He is based outside of Minneapolis, MN, serving clients nationwide.
Derek supports intentional living, financial behavior and mindset change, and financial health by helping clients understand and change their financial beliefs, behaviors, and thinking patterns, and helps them design a life that brings meaning and purpose.
He writes about the psychology of money using personal stories and simple drawings on the Money Health newsletter and blog. He speaks to consumer and professional audiences about the psychology of money and intentional living.
Derek earned a Graduate Certificate in financial psychology and behavioral finance from Creighton University and a Bachelor of Arts in economics (summa cum laude) from Minnesota State University Moorhead. He holds several professional designations, including the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, Certified Financial Therapist-I™, Certified Financial Behavior Specialist®, and Chartered Financial Analyst designations.
In his spare time, Derek enjoys playing squash and pickleball, and all things outdoors, especially camping, hiking, running, and biking.

Professional Specialty Areas

Issues and needs

Compulsive spending, Anxiety, Stress, Fear, Avoidance, Meaning/Purpose, Intentional Living

Occupational specialties






Racial Identities

About the Practitioner

Primary Professional Orientation


Delivery Method




Service Area

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Type of Service

Coaching, Financial Planning

Practitioner Gender


Fee Structure

Flat fee

Practitioner Designations and Qualifications

Financial Therapy Designations

Certified Financial Therapist Level I - CFT-I™, Certified Financial Behavioral Specialist- FBS

Mental Health Designations

Financial Designations

Certified Financial Planner, Chartered Financial Analyst


Graduate Certificate in Financial Psychology and Behavioral Finance

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