Regardless of what’s happening in the economy, you might find yourself in a rough financial spot at different times of your life. That can happen as a result of a big change in employment or income. Or your situation might hit the rocks because of some huge unexpected expense. I know something about that. […]
Money and Marriage
No matter how together you are personally, if you and your “better half” are not on the same page when it comes to money you’ll find it difficult and frustrating to move forward toward financial security.
Here are a host of articles that can help you both communicate and learn as you build your financial lives together.
If you want to save your money and marriage, financial balance is crucial. A good (and bad) example of this is the story of my friend Jim. I’ve never seen a person more upset about money. His multi-million dollar business was dying. I agree, that’s a hard pill to swallow. He worked hard for 23 […]
If you feel like your family is a little off center when it comes to money, you aren’t alone. I’ve met very wealthy people who find it difficult to strike a balance and I’m convinced this isn’t just a function of how much money they have. Even though I feel like my family is fairly […]
I was talking to my accountability partner Red earlier today about a few challenges I was facing. Like most people, I had a lot on my plate and I thought Red ought to know about it (in excruciating detail). He didn’t provide a shoulder to cry on and he didn’t attack me for being a […]
I recently received an e-mail from a loyal Pilgrim, “K” . She wanted to know how her credit would be impacted if she married a guy with some serious credit baggage. The short answer is, it depends. Everyone has their own separate credit scores and a unique credit situation. If “K” gets married to a […]
Have you ever felt like you were a little lopsided when it comes to finance? Do you spend way too much time and energy focused or worried about money or your job? I’ve struggled with this myself and at times I still do – no balance. One great example of a person out of balance […]