Your Money Personality™: Spender
spender

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 […]

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Your Money Personality™: Saver

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 […]

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You Spent How Much?!?!
you spent how much

“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 […]

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Integrity = Honesty + Courage
Integrity = Honesty + Courage

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 […]

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Financial Communication and “The Little Things”
financial communication

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 […]

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