Couples + Money

You. Your Honey. And Money.   How’s it working these days? If you’ve been in my community for a while, you’ve probably heard me talk about money dates – the time you spend on your relationship with your money. What happens when we add another person into the mix? In relationships, money can be one of the stickiest and most challenging areas to navigate as a couple. What to do if a money date with your honey sounds HORRIFYING. was…

June 12, 2013
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So, Dear Community: To separate, or merge finances? That’s the question today. The answer(s) may surprise you. If we were to sum up the “status quo” on this topic, it generally suggests people merge their finances when they get married, and if they divorce, they separate them again. I’ve also noticed an interesting wave of couples who react to the status quo with a firm decision to stay 50/50 and separate, no matter what. Should you and your honey merge…

October 17, 2012
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Money Love with Your Honey: Four Phases + My Best Tips

In honor of love, of relationship, and the often-gnarly territory when money enters the picture, here is my take on how to create harmony with your honey about money. The concepts and suggestions in this article are the fruits of many years of trial and error with my own hubby, Forest Linden (if you haven’t met my love, check him out) as well as working with the wonderful and diverse couples who have come into my practice over the years.…

February 10, 2012
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