Couples + Money

The Practice of Money Decisions

Dear Money Adventurer, It was a typical night in the Tessler-Linden household, a few weeks ago, when an impromptu money date with my husband resulted in a change of plans for our family. You see, we have fallen in love with a charming Adobe in Taos. It is perfectly positioned amongst the sage of the high desert and conveniently only a mile down the road from the land we finally closed on just one month ago. It’s the space that…

October 25, 2022
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Dear Money Adventurer, Welcome to your daily dose of Money Mocha wisdom, the latest sweet sample in this season’s free money support mini-series. This series is my own little tradition, a way of expressing my love and appreciation for this community, an offering of gratitude to lift you up in your money journey, and to thank you for the way that you have encouraged me in mine. And if you know someone who could use a little gentle encouragement in…

September 17, 2022
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What I Wish More Couples Knew About Facing Money Stress

Dear Money Adventurer, We live in a world that romanticizes wealth and abundance, but actually talking about financial needs and goals–actually talking about money–is hardly a romantic notion. For many couples who otherwise share the same values and ideals, money is a polarizing subject, fraught with shame and blame. Why is it so hard to get on the same page about finances when you align on everything else? Because every single one of us carries our own money stories and…

July 13, 2022
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