love and money

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What to Do When Your Boyfriend Asks to Borrow Money

You don’t feel comfortable loaning your boyfriend money, but you don’t know how to say no to a guy you’re dating – and maybe even in love with! These five tips will help you know what to do when a man asks you for money. Even if you have the spare cash, it might be smart to say no when your boyfriend asks to borrow money.

10 Retirement Questions and Money Tips for Retiring Couples

My husband and I are thinking about money long-term (sort of): retirement in less than ten years. I’ve been researching money and marriage tips, and found these helpful tips for couples considering retirement on our bank’s website (thank you, RBC! Hopefully this article will help me pay the mortgage).

How to Have Both Love and Money

Don’t fall into the “love vs money” trap in your relationship! These tips will help you have both love and money – because life is too short to choose one or the other. In 8 Important Money Decisions for Every Couple, Russ Crosson discusses specific areas of money management where financial conflicts usually occur: men who work too much, the problem […]

Easing Financial Stress for Couples – 5 Tips for Money and Love

Easing financial stress for couples is easier with these tips for money and love! These tips will help with credit card debt, different money personalities, job loss, or financial investment mistakes. Before the tips, a quip: “Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself. And it will leave you unfulfilled.” ~ Barack Obama. Not only will […]

Money and Marriage – How to Assert Your Financial Beliefs

Money and marriage can mesh – if both partners can assert their financial beliefs and money personalities without hesitation. This mini-test for assertiveness in a relationship will help you see how well you stand up for yourself when it comes to money. “Studies show that assertive communication can help build personal confidence, assist with managing stress and anger, and improve […]

How to Stop Lying About Money in Your Relationship

If you find yourself lying about money to your partner in your love relationship, you’re not alone. Financial planners and marriage therapists are encountering financial infidelity now more than ever, because many marriages consist of couples with two incomes. Though 96% of North American couples believe complete honesty about financial issues is important, 29% admit to lying to their partners […]