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).
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 […]
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 […]
In a book about the conversations you must have before getting married, I found the best way to stop money fights in a relationship. It’s brilliant, yet simple. In The Ten Conversations You Must Have Before You Get Married, Dr Guy Grenier asks, “Have you ever set up a joint account? Do you understand how joint accounts work? Do you […]
Q: My husband and I have been married for a month and we’re having a hard time setting financial priorities. We are trying to get out of debt – we have about $50,000 in debt right now – and we’d also like to start saving for retirement. We have tossed around the idea of buying a house instead of renting […]
Knowing how couples get rich will help you and your partner grow wealthy together – and maybe even add some spice to your relationship! These tips are inspired by Lois Frankel, who has written several books on money, career, and achievement. Heed her words of warning: “The most foolish thing I’ve ever done related to money was spend too much […]