Couples + Money

You know all of these practices I teach? Money dates, deep visioning, financial “quickies” with your sweetie, …? Well, I actually practice them! Like, on a daily basis. And as soon as I announced a mini-reprieve from writing articles, our little family had a real-life money encounter that was too rich to keep from you all. Welcome to a live case study, straight from the pages of our life. It’s how our little family finally solved our 3-year-old riddle: To…

May 6, 2014
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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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