Is Your Pet Priceless?
your pet priceless

Man’s best friend. Or his kitty counterpart. We love our pets, don’t we?! 68% of U.S. households own a pet, which equates to roughly 84.6 million homes. That number is up from a 1998 survey that found only 56% of households owned one. But is your pet priceless? Americans as a whole spent $69.5 billion […]

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It’s Good To Dream: New Year, New Money You Challenge
dream, couple

Can Dreams Improve Your Relationship? Do you have a bucket list? Have you heard someone say they are adding something to their “bucket list”? Bucket List Don’t think big, orange bucket that smells like a hamster cage. A bucket list is a compilation of activities a person wants to do before they die. Why is […]

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The 4 C’s to Getting Out of Debt Together

Do you and your spouse fight, argue, or play the passive aggressive game about your credit card debt? The average credit card debt per household is $15,300, and the fact that one of you thinks that the debt is ok and the other doesn’t is slowing eroding, tearing apart, and ending relationships. Here is the good […]

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When Opposite Money Personalities Attract
opposite Money Personalities

The other day we were talking to a young lady and she was telling us about her Saver Money Personality – she gets a thrill out of the coupon section in the Sunday paper! Our comment to her was, “We bet your fiancé is the exact opposite.”  She said… “YOU’RE RIGHT! How did you know?”  […]

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Money and Engagement – Do They Mix?
money and engagement

Scott and I were asked to write about money and engagement in a chapter in a book for soon-to-be-married couples. Our topic was “Getting Along About Money.” Right up our alley, right? Definitely! Funny thing is, it caused Scott and I to talk specifically about our own engagement and what we discussed before getting married. It sounded like […]

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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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