What You Say Matters: Gift Giving Cheat Sheet
How To End Endless Money Talks With The Money Huddle
Did you ever stop to think that a married couple gives over 200 gifts to each other over 50 years? And that is only if you give a present on the major holidays each year – their birthday, your anniversary, Valentine’s, and Christmas. You will give your spouse tons of gifts during your marriage. What […]
5 Ways To Just Say No! (To Your Kids)
We talk a lot about communicating with your spouse about money at The Money Couple, but sometimes, less is more. Anytime you can do something more efficiently, we are all for that. We want you to know that talking about money more often is not going to necessarily improve your finances or, frankly, your relationship. […]
Talking About Credit Scores and Debt In A Relationship
“But Mom, I NEED these $150 Lebrons!” “Mom, I need the 21 bundle from Kylie for $195!” “Sour gummy worms!” Sometimes, as parents, we’re torn between our need to do everything we can for our child and their nasty case of the “gimmies”. The gimme’s are when kids just HAVE to have the latest treat […]
What Do March Madness AND Money & Marriage Have In Common?
April is Financial Literacy Month, and now is a great time to take on the scary side of finances: credit scores. Understanding and talking about credit scores and debt is uncomfortable in every relationship, but taking it on together is key to a healthier, wealthier marriage. All About Credit Scores In a nutshell, a credit […]
3 Ways to Avoid Financial Infidelity…AND Improve Your Marriage
Our family loves March Madness. We have a blast watching the basketball games together. The cinderella stories, the buzzer beaters, and the heartbreak – it has been such a fun family activity. But what do March Madness and Money & Marriage have in common? Yesterday, we were talking and I (Bethany) said to Scott, “You […]
Is Negative Self-Talk Robbing You of More Money?
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 […]
Many people never go a day without a voice in their head doubting their choices, abilities, or behavior. Some people hear that same negative self-talk in their head when it comes to money or finances. Do you ever feel like the words in your mind about saving or spending or investing are a negative nag? […]