Sometimes you need the help of a relationship expert to figure out how to successfully approach money in your relationship. Learn the tips that will help your relationship thrive, even if you view money differently than your partner.
MONEY AND LOVE
Like it or not, a marriage often involves finances. To properly manage yours, make sure you and your sweetie are able to communicate. Steal these 5 tips from successful businesses and watch your relationship prosper.
Compulsive spending and debting has become a major problem in our society since the invention of credit cards and debit cards. Many compulsive spenders go on shopping sprees but manage to pay their debts and live within their means. Others live well beyond their means and stay one step ahead of their creditors.
When I stopped referring people to Kathryn Alice's programs because I had moved on to other material, as life goes on, it seems that the affiliate commissions I apparently earned in 2013 vanished with me. Just because someone ceases to share on their social media about your products because they've moved on, doesn't mean breaking a legal contract is ok. Somehow when I was cleaning out old emails I found three messages from earlier this year from the Alice Tompkins Company.
How to spend money is the number one argument couples fight about and, if left unresolved, can lead to divorce. According to a recent article, the upside of marriage is the health benefits of being together, while the downside is the stress of unresolved financial goals can negate that benefit. Oftentimes, we marry someone who has a different view regarding finances. So how do you reconcile those differences? Our expert shares her advice.
Money. It's what couples have the most trouble negotiating and the topic they avoid the most unless they are arguing about it. People who are otherwise highly compatible are often very different in their attitudes about money and their styles for saving and spending. And often people don't discovery these differences until very late in the game. MONEY AND COURTSHIP
A joint account can make or break marriage. Couples must be able to discuss some of the pitfalls associated with having a joint account. Money matters are a delicate subject; they can turn a happy home into a nightmare. A joint account may also lead to openness in a relationship and can help spouses build trust.
On the way home from power yoga, there was a man with a sign, asking for monetary help. Whenever I see someone asking for money, I always give. The giving is not out of sympathy or feeling sorry for the person. I see everyone equally powerful and entitled to their own individual expression. If I come across someone seeking help, that means that that experience is in my consciousness; therefore, it is my creation. Anyway, I always give $1 to $5.
This week, I encouraged amy clients to tune into Downton Abbey — and not for the fabulous clothing, the witty dialogue or the historical intrigue. Couples — married, engaged, or in committed relationships — can learn a great deal from the way that two of the key protagonists, Mary and Matthew Crawley, have fiercely disagreed over money.
Times are tough right now and holidays are right around the corner and so are lots of expenses. Every one of us is scratching our heads and trying to figure out ways to bring in some extra cash. You may need extra money to buy gifts or just to pay the rent.
Just because you're not sharing all your money yet does not mean you shouldn't be talking about it. A strong money relationship needs to start before you are married. Here are the six talking points to guarantee a smooth money transition into marriage.
These days, monetary stress is more prevalent than ever. Stressing over your finances doesn't only put a strain on your shopping habits, but it can also take a huge toll on your relationship. Here are five steps to avoid the financial stress on your relationship.
Shelley was putting away her husband's laundry when she discovered a stash of bills for a credit card she didn't recognize. It's a story that plays out over and over with couples we talk to. Everything seems to be fine and then Bam! One of them discovers the other has been keeping money secrets.