Tag Archives: relationship

Love and money

I’m not going to pretend money is romantic. But many of the things you can do with money are romantic: The average person will spend close to $131 on Valentine’s Day, taking their loved one out to dinner, on a … Continue reading

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How to deal financially when life is changing all around you

When you go through a major life change – a divorce or separation, the death of a spouse, a major move – it can feel like your finances are in a free fall. But often, getting your money in order, … Continue reading

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Tough talks – conversations about money with your spouse or partner

It seems like most all work days involve a conversation I would rather not have…. coaching an employee for bad behavior, telling a vendor they are not performing, sharing news people would rather not know, and making decisions that select … Continue reading

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Mixing money in later-in-life marriage

Over the past few years I’ve gotten married – so has my mother. We, like Carolyn, have set up household systems that seem to be working. And, like Carolyn, they both involve money that is yours, mine and ours. Here’s … Continue reading

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At 28 I am on a mission

Wells Fargo and BlogHer “What is your relationship with money” contest Grand Prize Winner – Marissa Anwar. As a personal finance blogger, my relationship with money is well documented. Having worked all through university, and grad school and coming… Continue reading

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Money and I have a long history

Wells Fargo and BlogHer “What is your relationship with money” contest winner – Candice Kilpatrick. Money and I have a long history. My parents were very frugal, and from a young age I dutifully squirreled away my allowance in… Continue reading

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Dorothy’s adventure in Oz

Wells Fargo and BlogHer “What is your relationship with money” contest winner – Rachael McCray. I can easily compare my relationship with money to that of Dorothy’s adventure in Oz. I began safely at home, an ignorant dependent. I… Continue reading

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The value of money is personal

Wells Fargo and BlogHer “What is your relationship with money” contest winner – Jodi Grundig. Money is an interesting thing. Some people will do anything for money; yet, it’s really only just paper. It’s what money represents that provides… Continue reading

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Why my relationship with money is like a good marriage.

Wells Fargo and BlogHer “What is your relationship with money” contest winner – Jillian Warner. My relationship with money is like a good marriage: respectful, honest and sometimes just carefree and fun. I pick my battles and choose what… Continue reading

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Becoming friends with my money

Wells Fargo and BlogHer “What is your relationship with money” contest winner – Amy Fulcher. I haven’t always been friends with my money. There was a time when I tried to send it away whenever it came near me…. Continue reading

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