Category: Relationships

Your Money and Your Life

We know there are money personalities. In fact everyone has one. Just like everyone has a personality. Some personalities are appealing, while others are unappealing. While your money personality shows how you value money and ultimately how you end up managing your money, your personality type shows how you look at the world and act […]

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Warning: Cosigning Can Be Hazardous To Your Credit

Everyone needs a little help at some time in their life. Sometimes that help is financial and we need some money. Other times we just need someone to vouch for us. One way you can vouch for someone is to be a cosigner for them on a loan. If you have not been asked to […]

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Wedding Day Debt

Statistics show that the average cost of an American wedding is between $25,500 and $33,000. It’s no surprise that a lot of couples are going into to debt. In fact, statistics show that 74% of couples go into debt to get married. Now, there’s a wedding loan out there that does not help matters. A […]

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Wedding Day Dollars

People choose their wedding dates for different reasons and get choose to have their weddings every month of the year. However, January is the least popular month and October is the most popular month with September and August close behind. As we think about weddings two words come to mind, love and money. Based on […]

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Cheating With Money – Part 2

Although money is a major part of every relationship, it is still common for both spouses to have different views. These different views can lead to financial infidelity. However, there is still hope for couples to prevent it or to resolve the issues around it. First, you have to know what to look for, what […]

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Cheating With Money – Part 1

What does infidelity have to do with money management? Are you sneaking around on your spouse with your money or purchases? Do you lie to your spouse about money? Does your spouse know about all of your debts? Is gambling a secret that you keep from your spouse? All of these are signs of financial […]

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Two Are Better Than One

Was your New Year’s resolution to save more money or to reduce your debt? Are you making your regular savings deposits? Are you making your debt payments on time and not adding more debt to your current balances? If so, keep up the good work! You are definitely the exception. According to statistics approximately 80% […]

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Dirty Little Secret – Part 3

  Victims of financial abuse are made financially dependent on and by their abusers, then the rug is pulled out from under them. Usually, the rug is pulled out when they or their spouse or partner leaves. Unfortunately, this is the point when the victim discovers that they have been left holding the bag that […]

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Dirty Little Secret – Part 2

Financial abuse usually begins subtly. It might feel like love and concern or that you are being taken care of at first because your spouse or partner is taking care of all of the finances. However, over time the abuser “turns up the heat” and things start to feel different. It is similar to the […]

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Dirty Little Secret – Part 1

Did you know that one in four women or 25% will be a victim of domestic violence in her lifetime? What does that have to do with personal finance? 99% of those victims said that financial abuse was one of the main reasons they stayed in or returned to an abusive relationship. Wow! This means […]

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