The Most Common Money Mistakes To Avoid Based On The 5 Money Personalities
Katie Couric’s Money Personality Revelation
Laura Vanderkam, Verily contributor and author of All the Money in the World: What the Happiest People Know About Wealth, wrote an incredible article about common money mistakes to avoid, based on the 5 Money Personalities! Here it is! Enjoy! Everyone has his or her own unique way of thinking about and dealing with money. The […]
Your Money Personality™: Spender
I was in the airport thumbing through People magazine and came across an article about Katie Couric. I have always admired her because she has had to raise two girls after her husband died of Cancer. Being a cancer survivor myself, I am often drawn to cancer stories. In the article she talked about what […]
Your Money Personality™: Saver
Money Personality: Spender Every person has a distinct way of thinking about and dealing with money, your Money Personality. Unfortunately money causes tension in almost every marriage, especially over time. Probably because a day doesn’t go by without a decision to be made about money – home-brewed coffee or a latte on-the-go, lunch out or […]
Tires You Will Never See On A Savers Car!
Money Personality: Saver Every person has a distinct way of thinking about and dealing with money. And in a relationship, those distinctions can be the difference between being on the same page about money issues and having it be a constant source of conflict. After all isn’t there a money component to just about every decision we […]
You Spent How Much?!?!
I (Scott) am a Primary Spender and a Secondary Security Seeker. This played itself out perfectly this last week with my new tire purchase. (Yes we were stranded on the C470 for an hour, in the hot sun, with a flat – argh!) While stranded, a truck stopped to help us … out popped an […]
Integrity = Honesty + Courage
“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 […]
Financial Communication and “The Little Things”
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 […]
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 […]