5 Steps For Confessing Financial Infidelity
3 Ways to Avoid Financial Infidelity…AND Improve Your Marriage
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 […]
5 Not-So-Harmless Problems That Lead To Financial Infidelity
Research shows financial infidelity is on the rise. Financial infidelity is any lying, hiding, or hoarding of money in a relationship. And, frankly, it is a perfect recipe for divorce. But, the good news is there are definitely ways to avoid financial infidelity. When we were in Denver filming a segment for the Everyday Show […]
I Lied About Money
Is your spouse cheating on you with YOUR MONEY? Research shows over 15 million people are lying about their money to their spouse. That’s a lot of millions. We don’t share this to point any fingers, but to lay out the facts to caution everyone about how destructive those lies can be. In fact, there […]
Micro-cheating: What is it? How does it affect you?
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. […]
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 […]
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.” […]