Saying no isn’t easy, but it’s almost always a mistake to lend money to friends or family members. These tips on how to say no nicely when someone asks to borrow money will help you kindly, firmly, and lovingly decline their request.
Learning how to get financial help and deal with money problems after your husband dies is the last thing you want to think about! But, it’s important to start taking small steps and start managing your financial debt. “Some women feel they’re not ‘smart enough’ to understand financial issues after a spouse dies,” says money expert Pam Stearns. “They’ve never known […]
In my article about lending money to a boyfriend, a reader asked for a sample contract for a family loan. Whether you’re lending money to a boyfriend or a family member, you need to get the details of the financial agreement in writing. Here’s what my reader wrote on What to Do When Your Boyfriend Asks to Borrow Money… “Thank you […]
These practical and emotional tips for dealing with money problems will help you cope with the stress of financial debt. Some of my suggestions are practical tips on how to deal with money problems; others are emotional ways to flow through this stage of your life. In The 21-Day Financial Fast: Your Path to Financial Peace and Freedom, Michelle Singletary […]
What happens to a marriage when your wife almost bankrupts you? A husband describes how he survived financial infidelity in his marriage and offers tips for couples in similar situations. “The worst thing I ever survived was the financial infidelity of my wife, which to this day remains a life-changing experience,” says Ray. “When it comes to finances in marriage, […]
Here’s a quick list of my most popular money articles, financial tips and goals. Money is fascinating – especially if you know how to control it and not let it control you. One of my best money tips is to read, read, READ financial books until you’re ready to write your own. The Millionaire Next Door: The Surprising Secrets of America’s […]