Do This Before Little Things Become Big Things

Fighting, when it airs grievances and complaints, can be one of the healthiest things a couple can do for their relationship. A lasting marriage results from a couple’s ability to resolve the conflicts that are inevitable in any relationship. Many couples tend to equate a low level of conflict […]

Uncover Your Financial Baggage to Set Yourself Free

No matter how hard you hug your money, it never hugs back.
– H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
I never worried about money until my parents’ divorce. During my first 12 years I wasn’t even aware of money. We lived in an upper middle class neighborhood, dad worked, mom was home […]

Help Yourself to Financial Intimacy

I’m living so far beyond my income that we may almost be said to be living apart. ~ E. E. Cummings

When you and your partner sit down to work through differences about money and finances, anything you can do to make the conversation less emotional and more rational is […]

7 Steps to Resolve Conflicts About the Cash

Unresolved conflict about money is the #1 cause of divorce in the US. Learning to communicate effectively about money is the #1 solution.

The ability to face, handle and resolve conflict is a skill. Unfortunately, it’s not a subject or skill we are taught at school or at home, for […]

Does the Breadwinner in a Household “Own” the Money?

I don’t care too much for money
For money can’t buy me love.
~The Beatles

Bob and I have been talking with you about money and its meaning in our lives and relationships. There is one aspect we struggle with and truly want to hear your thoughts. When one person is the […]