The 4 C’s to Getting Out of Debt Together

Do you and your spouse fight, argue, or play the passive aggressive game about your credit card debt? The average credit card debt per household is $15,300, and the fact that one of you thinks that the debt is ok and the other doesn’t is slowing eroding, tearing apart, and ending relationships. Here is the good […]

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When Opposite Money Personalities Attract
opposite Money Personalities

The other day we were talking to a young lady and she was telling us about her Saver Money Personality – she gets a thrill out of the coupon section in the Sunday paper! Our comment to her was, “We bet your fiancé is the exact opposite.”  She said… “YOU’RE RIGHT! How did you know?”  […]

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Why These 3 Financial Lies Guarantee Divorce
financial lies that guarantee divorce

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 […]

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Getting an F in Marriage? How to Get an A Today!
F in Marriage

This article originally appeared in Your Tango While our kids are eagerly anticipating summer vacation, parents considering a divorce are going back to school. Oklahoma lawmakers signed a bill requiring divorcing couples with children under the age of 18 to complete a mandatory educational program. We guess parents are not going to be thrilled about […]

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The Lopsided Money Relationship
lopsided money relationship

A couple of weeks ago we were walking off the Denver Everyday TV show set. Chris Parente, the host of the show, suggested we give tips to couples who have a big difference in the amount of money they each make. We LOVE hearing your Money Relationship Questions!

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3 Ways to stop a “Money Nag”
money nag

Who likes to be nagged? Not us! According to a new study out of the University of Copenhagen, nagging can actually be the cause of premature death. The study goes on to say that couples who are in high stress relationships because of nagging spouses are two to three times more likely to “kick the […]

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5 Mixed Signals That Will Ruin Your Relationship
mixed signals that will ruin your relationship

What would an episode of New Girl, Friends, or even Three’s Company be without someone getting their signals crossed? Zero fun. But mixed signals that will ruin your relationship are zero fun too! Now cut to reality and the mixed signals your honey sends you, and no one’s laughing. Add money to the confusing situation and […]

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3 Tips to Survive a Financial Tragedy Together
survive financial tragedy

Recently, Jerry lost his job. Shortly after that, his wife, Suzie, lost hers. Their bills were piling up. Their home was about to be foreclosed. Tragedy struck big time. Call it a crisis or tragedy – it will happen. It’s not a matter of “if” but “when.” How do you work through the unexpected tragedy […]

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3 T’s to Stop the Money Fights This Year
stop the money fights this year

We have all heard the standard answers to preventing money fights: Get a budget, talk about it, stop spending! If these were working we would see couples with blissful day-to-day money talk. Those ideas aren’t bad, they just don’t work. We are done, we mean done, with money fights hurting our relationships, marriages and kids. […]

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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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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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