12 Dec 2014

Six Steps To Gaining A Healthy Financial Relationship (Part 3)

Last Friday we discussed steps 3-4 to gaining a healthy financial relationship. Today we conclude with steps 5-6. Step 5: Establish a routine time to sit down and discuss your finances Life is full of ups and downs and changes. It is important to recognize the importance of setting up

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05 Dec 2014

Six Steps To Gaining A Healthy Financial Relationship (Part 2)

Last Friday we discussed Step 1-2 of the Six Steps to Gaining A Healthy Financial Relationship. Today, we continue with Steps 3-4. Step 3: Learn to control emotions Emotions do exist, so it is often a challenge for most to put emotions aside or at least channel them when discussing

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28 Nov 2014

Six Steps To Gaining A Healthy Financial Relationship

One of the biggest predictors of a relationship coming to a gridlock and subsequently ending in contempt is a couple not figuring out how to nurture their financial relationship. Money has been known to be associated with conflict and problems. In fact, there are many common sayings about money that

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26 Jun 2012

4 Ways To Know It’s Time To Talk Finances In A New Relationship

Many would probably agree that money communication is essential in any committed romantic relationship. What is not clear to many, however, is how soon you should bring up the “money” discussion when you are dating. Should you bring it up and if so when? What questions should you ask, what

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04 Jun 2012

Financial Role Reversal: 7 Steps To Make the Power Shift Work!

Do you still buy into the old aged belief that the man should be the head of the household? What exactly does this mean in this day and time? Does it mean that the man should make more money than his female counterpart? Or does it simply mean that regardless

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18 May 2012

How To Save Your Marriage After Financial Infidelity

Financial Infidelity continues to be a major contributing factor to why many marriages fail in this country.  In fact, it is a well known fact that money problems rank among the top three issues, along with sex and kids that cause the most arguments in a marriage. Financial infidelity, also

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23 Apr 2012

Love And Money Communication – 7 Questions You Should Ask Your Mate

Statistics consistently show that money is the number one source of disagreement in the early years of marriage. In fact, it is has been shown to be one of the top three reasons as to why couples seek divorce. With statistics like this, it makes you wonder why even in

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30 Mar 2012

The Pros And Cons Of Joint And Separate Finances

So you and your partner are getting serious. The talk of marriage is in the air, however you haven’t quite decided on how to manage your finances as a couple. Should you continue to have separate accounts or join your finances? Should the idea of joining accounts even be considered

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