5 Steps For Confessing Financial Infidelity
steps for confessing

Nearly every relationship harbors some level of financial infidelity. It might be as minor as not telling your partner what you really spent on her birthday gift or as major as keeping a secret bank account to pay for your gambling addiction. (Find out where you stand with the Money Relationship Assessment.) Either way, the path […]

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I Lied About Money
lied about money

So we were speaking at a conference recently and someone came up to me (Bethany) and asked.  Do YOU ever hide money from Scott? I took a breath and felt the blood rising in my cheeks and then I told them about the time I lied about money.   Because truth be told, I have. […]

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3 Steps You Can Take To Stop A Money Controller
stop a money controller

Carla works hard managing the household. The boys are growing like weeds, the hurricane destruction drove the price of groceries through the roof, and don’t get her started on the increased fees at her public school. She can’t seem to keep everyone happy on the “allowance” she’s been assigned to do her job of running […]

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The $10,000 Newlywed Debt Surprise
Newlywed Debt Surprise

Coming home from vacation is so hard! While you’re swinging in a hammock in paradise you forget your long list of things-to-do, your bills, your diet and your boss. Coming home is a startling return to reality. Josh’s return home was especially startling. Home from Maui with his new bride, he went to their bulging […]

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Why These 3 Financial Lies Guarantee Divorce
financial lies that guarantee divorce

What if we could tell you three things that would guarantee the end of your marriage? Are there certain financial lies that guarantee divorce? Would you listen? Do you even think you need to? What really transpires between “I do” and “we’re done” anyway? Every relationship is unique, but if you’re not careful, these three things […]

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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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You Spent How Much?!?!
you spent how much

“Wait, you spent how much?!?!” How to avoid Money Personality dumping. A husband calls his wife the “Money Nazi.” He walks through the door and their conversation goes like this: Wife: “Where did you go out to lunch?” Husband: “We went Italian today.” Wife: “What did you have?” Husband” “A Chicken Caesar Salad.” Wife: “How […]

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