Integrity = Honesty + Courage
When you Commit Financial Infidelity. Rocks In The Jar.
We were at a conference last week and we heard a quote that really impacted both of us. That quote was “Integrity = Honesty + Courage.” For example, I am an honest employee but I see my coworker stealing supplies and I don’t speak up … I lack integrity. In other words, if you are an […]
Olympic Swim Team – What it takes!
It is Bethany’s and my desire to save marriages … lots of them. We can’t believe how many people think—when it comes to money—it is okay to fight, argue, lie and cheat. In other words, commit financial infidelity. Or, that for some reason, money is a “hands off” subject in a relationship. We know that […]
A Gift With Unintended Consequences!
I (Bethany) want to share some thoughts I had the last couple of weeks watching our athletes compete in the Olympics in London. They have got what it takes! Some of you know that I was a competitive swimmer growing up … ranked in the top 10 nationally. I recently came across an old article […]
Financial Communication and “The Little Things”
What started off as a gift had unintentionally turned into Financial Infidelity for some dear friends of ours, Meagan and Brandon Brown. We were sitting down with them this weekend and found ourselves bent over laughing (fortunately they had worked through the challenges so laughing was appropriate). They were describing a simple birthday gift with […]
We have surveyed hundreds of couples about their financial communication and they have told us many of their stories. Some stories are incredibly inspiring, others make you wonder how the couple has managed to stay together. Some couples told us about big, blatant betrayals others offered examples of more subtle forms of financial infidelity. In […]