Identifying and Honoring Your Spending Needs

Identifying and Honoring Your Spending Needs

It’s that time of year when everyone is focused on self-improvement. Resolutions revolve around recovering from the excesses of the holiday season by making healthier choices and better financial decisions. It’s time to get your budget back in gear, right? Well,...
How to Stop Money Fights in Your Relationship

How to Stop Money Fights in Your Relationship

Marriage is tough, and all couples struggle with unique issues in their relationship. However, money is one of the most common reasons for divorce in the United States. Money itself doesn’t cause divorces, but issues around money can. Being financially stressed,...
Do Your Money Goals Reflect What You Want?

Do Your Money Goals Reflect What You Want?

The keys to having a happier and more secure financial life sound easy, in theory. Set up a budget and stick to it. Have frequent money conversations with your partner. Know your money values and let them guide your financial choices. Spoiler alert: these tips won’t...
Aligning Your Budget with Your Values

Aligning Your Budget with Your Values

“Every budget has a story.” We’ve mentioned that before on this blog, but it bears repeating. Why? Because we could all use the reminder that your budget is unique to your values. In working with so many couples and families over the past decade or so, one thing I’ve...
Why Gratitude is Good for Your Finances

Why Gratitude is Good for Your Finances

How do you think about money? Do you find yourself worrying about how to make more of it? How to best use it to tackle your bills or build up your savings?  Another question for you: what if, instead of focusing on how to get more money, you focus on being thankful...