Jan 012013
When Your Wife Maxes the Credit Cards and Depletes Your Bank Account

What happens to a marriage when your wife almost bankrupts you? A husband describes how he survived financial infidelity in his marriage and offers tips for couples in similar situations. “The worst thing I ever survived was the financial infidelity of my wife, which to this day remains a life-changing experience,” says Ray. “When it

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Feb 022010
6 Tips for Helping Your Spouse Through Financial Difficulties

Credit card debt, steep mortgage loans, and large medical bills are financial difficulties that cause stress for married and common-law couples. These tips for helping your spouse through money problems can help strengthen your marriage – even in the worst of times. Surprisingly, an overly supportive husband or wife can have a detrimental effect on

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Jan 052010
5 Financial Goals Couples Should Never Set

The financial goals couples should never set may surprise you! They’re from “The Money Couple”, Scott and Bethany Palmer, who describe what spouses should not do when they’re thinking about setting and achieving their financial goals. Before the tips, a quip: “I have enough money to last me the rest of my life, unless I buy something.” ~

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Jun 222009
Why Do You Need Life Insurance? 3 Tips for Buying Life Insurance

Here are two reasons you need life insurance and three tips for buying the right type of life insurance. There’s no need to be confused about riders, captive agents, or the difference between temporary and permanent life insurance! These tips for buying life insurance are from finance professional Ryan Pinney, of TheProAdvisor.com. “Life insurance is one of the

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Jun 192009
5 Types of Divorce - How to Get Divorced Without Money Problems

Choosing the right type of divorce can help divorcing couples avoid money problems. These five divorce options will help separated or divorcing couples prepare financially and emotionally to end their marriage. “Divorce can be very costly, depending on the method it’s done,” says certified divorce financial analyst Lisa Decker. “There are several options for divorce settlement available, some of which

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Jun 092009
How to Teach Money Management Skills to Kids

This info about how to teach money management skills to kids (including kids’ allowance tips) is from Karyn Hodgens, creator of KidsSave — a unique money saving program that puts kids in charge of their money. Before her tips, a quip: “The easiest way to teach children about the value of money is to borrow some from them.” –

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May 122009

Can a married couple’s financial struggles and money problems improve their marriage? “You better believe it!” says therapist Gilda Carle, Ph.D. Here are ten ways money problems can make your love life better (and bring things down)…. “When money is removed from the table, love becomes its own currency,” says Dr Carle, author of Don’t Bet on the Prince: How to

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Feb 182009
Divorce and Money - How to Make the Best Financial Decisions

If you’re getting divorced and worried about money, then these tips may help you make the best financial decisions for you and your family. These money tips for divorcing couples will help with the splitting of assets and liabilities — and still let divorcing couples achieve their financial goals. Before the tips, here’s a quip from Robin Williams: “Ah, yes, divorce…from the Latin

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Feb 132009

If you’re wondering how to solve your financial problems as a newly married couple, these money tips for newlyweds will help! Financial expert Andrew Housser of Bills.com says as many as 75% of couples argue about finances regularly — and not having clear financial goals from the start of the marriage is one serious obstacel to creating financial

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