Don’t Cancel Date Night!
date night

3 Ways to Heat Up Your Relationship!
Ok, we get it! Making time for date nights is hard especially with all the commitments and pressures of life and work. But we also have to remember that we fell in love with one another because we spent quality time together. We went on adventures, went to movies, and had long walks in the park. All of these experiences contributed to why we fell in love in the first place.

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3 Tips to Turn your Kids into Saving Machines
kids into saving

3 Tips to Turn your Kids into Saving Machines –
According to our research one third of America has a Primary Saver Money Personality (not to mention one third of you have Saver as your Secondary Money Personality). That’s the good news! The flip side of that is that two thirds of us don’t. The old saying “A Penny Saved is a Penny Earned” is easier for some of us to embrace than others. After all, statistically, we are only saving 4.5% of our income for retirement. That’s the adults. Now what about our kids? How do we turn our kids into Saving Machines no matter what their Money Personalities are. (By the way, we are working on a new Money Personality Assessment for kids. Stay tuned!)

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3 Ways to stop a “Money Nag”
money nag

Who likes to be nagged? Not us! According to a new study out of the University of Copenhagen, nagging can actually be the cause of premature death. The study goes on to say that couples who are in high stress relationships because of nagging spouses are two to three times more likely to “kick the […]

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5 Mixed Signals That Will Ruin Your Relationship
mixed signals that will ruin your relationship

What would an episode of New Girl, Friends, or even Three’s Company be without someone getting their signals crossed? Zero fun. But mixed signals that will ruin your relationship are zero fun too! Now cut to reality and the mixed signals your honey sends you, and no one’s laughing. Add money to the confusing situation and […]

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3 Ways to “Do Good” Together
donate to charity

Do you and your significant other have tension related to giving to charities? That’s right – giving. This is what we hear: “The fact that he gives the panhandler on the street corner $5 makes me nuts!” or this, “The fact that she just called in with her credit card and pledged $50 dollars without even talking to […]

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3 Tips to Survive a Financial Tragedy Together
survive financial tragedy

Recently, Jerry lost his job. Shortly after that, his wife, Suzie, lost hers. Their bills were piling up. Their home was about to be foreclosed. Tragedy struck big time. Call it a crisis or tragedy – it will happen. It’s not a matter of “if” but “when.” How do you work through the unexpected tragedy […]

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Is Valentines Day a waste of money?
valentines day a waste of money

Is Valentine’s Day a waste of money? Here’s what some of our Facebook friends had to say: We celebrate with a nice dinner the day before or after to avoid the crowds and we exchange mushy cards. Maybe we should do this on the 14th of every month as a reminder to express our feelings […]

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3 T’s to Stop the Money Fights This Year
stop the money fights this year

We have all heard the standard answers to preventing money fights: Get a budget, talk about it, stop spending! If these were working we would see couples with blissful day-to-day money talk. Those ideas aren’t bad, they just don’t work. We are done, we mean done, with money fights hurting our relationships, marriages and kids. […]

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Money Differences With Your Spouse?
Money Differences With Your Spouse

Do money differences with your spouse cause a lot of tension? More money does not equal more happiness in your relationship as stated in a recent study. It is important to look at the bigger picture when it comes to your relationship and money. Most of us assume that our budget, retirement plan, and cash flow […]

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What Dishes Taught Me About Love
dishes taught me about love

We love what Jeff Goins is doing in his “Slow Down” challenge.  He is encouraging people to stop, smell the roses, and go deeper in their relationships.  We completely agree. And we would like to add our Money Couple two cents: Stop. Slow down. Think about – don’t just react – to your honey’s Money Personalities.

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