Micro-cheating: What is it? How does it affect you?
3 Steps You Can Take To Stop A Money Controller
Micro-cheating. What is it? Is it wrong? Could you micro-cheat with your money? Do you conveniently leave out information or leave out certain facts? Are you ever not honest about the whole amount you spent while shopping or are you hiding money as a “secret” savings? Do those little white lies hurt anything? Thought Catalog […]
HELP! My Spouse Won’t Stop Lying About Money!
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 […]
The Type Of Cheating People NEVER Talk About (But Can Kill Your Marriage FAST)
Statistics show that hiding, cheating, and hoarding money from your spouse is on the rise. It is called financial infidelity. And it is so easy to do it these days with online banks, shopping, etc. Here is the financial infidelity “Smell Test”. Take this test today and see if there is financial infidelity in your […]
The $10,000 Newlywed Debt Surprise
There is a type of cheating people never talk about, and it can easily destroy a marriage. We know, as financial planners, we’ve seen it happen. What secrets are you keeping? Lying (even if it is just about money) is … lying. You know it deep down, but somehow you wonder if the little “green […]
Yes or No: Are You Guilty of Small Acts of Financial Infidelity?
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 […]
Why These 3 Financial Lies Guarantee Divorce
We’ve talked about this before. Financial infidelity is a big issue—one we deal with all the time when counseling couples. Before you think it couldn’t happen to you, listen to this. In a recent Forbes poll researchers found “there’s a 20% chance your spouse isn’t being entirely honest with you when it comes to money.” […]
Do You Suffer From Financial Infidelity?
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 […]
5 Mixed Signals That Will Ruin Your Relationship
“Financial infidelity” is the No. 1 cause of divorce. So what is it, and how do you know if you suffer from financial infidelity in your marriage or relationship? This article originally appeared in ameriprisefinancial newsletter
A Story Of Financial Infidelity
What would an episode of New Girl, Friends, or even Three’s Company be without someone getting their signals crossed? Zero fun. Now cut to reality and the mixed signals your honey sends you, and no one’s laughing. Add money to the confusing situation and it’s even less funny.
Money affects almost every decision we make in our relationship … and money decisions that are made in secret lead to what we call, Financial Infidelity. Just like sexual infidelity starts with a little flirting here and an innocent business lunch there, Financial Infidelity sneaks into relationships without warning and creeps in through those little […]