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Love and Money

2/17/2017 with 0 comments

This is the time of year that many couples are taking their relationships to a more committed level.  With Valentine’s Day being this week most couples probably talked about love but for long term relationships a discussion about money is critical.  Following the money relationship advice below might be just as important to your relationship as expressing your love for each other.
 

It has been reported in the last few weeks that the Federal Reserve is planning to increase their rates two or three times in 2017. The impact for you might not be exactly what you think it will be regardless of whether you have a variable rate loan or not.
 

An astonishing 64% of Americans indicate that money is a significant sources of stress in their life. Finding ways to effectively handle financial stress is important because it can lead to health issues and other personal problems.  

Today’s household might not be multigenerational under one roof but most people in their 40’s and 50’ do have to think about supporting their multigenerational family. If you are part of this so called sandwich generation, there are a few strategies for you to manage this family dynamic.

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner it might be a good time to talk about love and money.  What do they have in common? Both are important to having a healthy and long lasting relationship.  

Couples just starting a life together often struggle with melding two money management styles into one cohesive couples’ strategy.  Money issues are still the number reason for marriages or relationships to end.  However, a few simple steps can help couples avoid the blunders that can lead to money problems. 

Love and money are often not talked about in the same conversation however money issues are still the leading cause for divorce. With Valentine’s Day fast approaching and over 6 million marriage proposals expected, maybe now is the right time to mix love and money.

Love and money are two topics that go hand in hand as part of building a healthy relationship that lasts.  Unfortunately, many couples don’t discuss money issues until after getting married.  There are a few important topics to cover with your significant other before walking down the aisle.

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