Disagreements about money can be an underlying issue for relationship difficulties. Too often couples don’t talk about financial matters until months or years into a serious relationship. They also never establish short or long term goals or be honest with each other regarding the annoying money habits of the other.
If you want to teach your kids smart money moves, using the holidays is a great place to start and it might start with you remembering what those smart moves really should be this time of year. The holidays have so many opportunities to see and practice smart money management.
Some of the most important decisions we all need to make in our lifetime is deciding who should be part of our financial team. Building a financial team that understands your unique financial situation is key in having a successful financial future.
No matter what stage of life you are in right now, there are smart financial moves you can and should be making to improve your financial situation. Not making these moves doesn’t necessarily mean your financial outlook is bleak but it can make it much more difficult.
One of the most important lessons your college students needs to learn is how to be financially savvy. Hopefully, you had the opportunity to share important aspects of being money smart before your child headed off to college. Regardless of whether you did or didn’t, when you see them for Fall or Thanksgiving break, here are a few tips to help you discuss smart financial habits with your student.
Many couples are deciding to take the final step in their relationship this summer and exchange wedding vows. They should also include the exchange of financial vows to be followed. Talking about money early in the relationship is extremely important.
When starting a life together there are many adjustments. One of the biggest is sharing in the financial decisions. Having a financially successful marriage requires work from both partners. Below are a few tips to help you have a successful relationship – at least as far as money is concerned – which is vitally important.
Having financial harmony impacts relationships, especially healthy, long-term relationships. Knowing your significant other’s money personality and being able to talk with them about money are the keys to building this harmony.