Couples + Money

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it for years to come: When couples choose to do money work together, you will move mountains. You can become closer, more intimate, more on-the-same-team, than ever before. You can peer beneath the surface of those fights (or those closed-off lines of communication) and see what’s really going on. You can make it fun and playful. And, I know it sounds crazy, but: you can make money work downright sexy. (Ahem.) But here’s…

November 12, 2015
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Pssst … you’re in for a sneak peek treat! This article is adapted from my book, The Art of Money: A Life-Changing Guide to Financial Happiness. Enjoy! Christopher sifted through the pile of magazines on the coffee table, looking for something to distract him from the pounding pain in his leg. Knee surgery and respiratory challenges had kept him nearly bedridden for close to two months at this point, and he had read everything in the house (including the cereal boxes).…

October 1, 2015
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Dear Community, Exhausted and reverent, we lugged those three, precious paper bags through the parking lot to our little car. Forest and I had only been dating a short while, and were living in Sebastopol, California. Despite earning only a modest income, we both valued high-quality organic food so much, we made a weekly pilgrimage to Whole Foods. Almost without fail, Forest and I would return to our car with three or four bags of food — and a couple-hundred…

September 28, 2015
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