Money & Finances

How to Start Dealing With Money Problems in Your Marriage

Here, you’ll learn the best way to start fixing your finances. In fact, you’ve already begun dealing with money problems in your marriage. Just being here is the best way to start. “Chances are, if you’re married, one of you is good at working numbers (the nerd) and the other one isn’t good at working numbers (the free spirit),” writes […]

How to Start Dealing With Money Problems in Your Marriage

How to Manage Money After Divorce

How to Manage Money After Divorce

Let’s face it: divorce is financially devastating. These tips on how to manage money after divorce will help you get back on your feet and build a firm financial foundation for your future. Divorce-savvy men and women hide money before the divorce, so they don’t have to pay as much alimony or child support. Read How They Stash the Cash by […]

How to Start Over When You Need Money

Here’s what to do when you need money to start over, inspired by the parable of Midas – and a reader’s comment on getting money to start her life over again. How To Make Any Divorce Better: Specific Steps to Make Things Smoother, Faster, Less Painful and Save You a Lot of Money by lawyer Ed Sherman will show you that […]

When You Need Money to Start Over

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How to Be Financially Independent in a Controlling Relationship

These tips on how to become financially independent when you have a controlling husband are inspired by The Parable of the Forest Pit – and by a reader who asked for financial help on my article about getting money to leave your husband. Read Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill. It’s the most important financial book ever written because it’s not […]

How to Support Yourself Financially After a Breakup

One of the biggest obstacles to leaving a bad relationship is not knowing how to support yourself financially after the breakup, separation, or divorce. These tips are in response to a reader who needs money to leave her partner – and they’re also inspired by a parable called “This, Too, Shall Pass.” In Divorce – The Ultimate Divorce Handbook to […]

How to Support Yourself Financially After a Breakup

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The Number One Predictor of Divorce

Can you predict whether or not you’ll get divorced? Some know divorce is looming. Knowing the top predictor of divorce is the first step to building a happier, healthier relationship with your partner. If you said “money” when you saw “number one predictor of divorce”, you are correct. Money causes more relationship problems than anything else. In The Divorce Remedy: […]

How Growing Up Poor Affects Your Relationship

The consequences of growing up poor don’t end when you’re a financially stable adult. Here’s how growing up poor affects your relationship or marriage, and how to stop money from destroying love. In The 5 Money Personalities: Speaking the Same Love and Money Language, by Scott Palmer and Bethany Palmer say that once you know your Money Personality, you can get […]

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Going Back to School After Getting a Divorce

5 Tips for Going Back to School After Getting a Divorce

You decided that getting a divorce is the beginning of a new chapter of your life – and you’re going back to school! Here are a few tips for transitioning to student life after divorcing your husband. The Apple iPad Air was the best investment I made when I went back to school (I recently graduated from the University of British […]