A Great Tool For Killing Financial Arguments In Marriage

A Great Tool For Killing Financial Arguments In Marriage

The number one cause for divorce in America is fighting over finances. I can understand why. When two people come together in marriage, they bring with them different views of handling money. The result of such a combination is frustration that leads to isolation.

Manage Your Money. Let the Gov’t Teach You How

Manage Your Money. Let the Gov’t Teach You How Conflict over money is one of the top reasons for divorce.  I can understand why.  After all, we’ve all been watching a huge conflict unfold before us thanks to the United States government. When Steph and I first got married, we both brought our ideas and...

Did You Spend Too Much On Christmas?

Did You Spend Too Much On Christmas? Most Americans will dread getting their credit card bill in the mail next month.  Are you one of those?  Years ago, I remember how I got a little too excited buying presents for my family, and ended up taking a few months to dig myself out of the hole I had created. ...

From Shame To Hope, And Buying A Van With Cash

From Shame To Hope, And Buying A Van With Cash In 2004, my assistant walked into my office in tears.  Drowning in debt, she was struggling hard to keep her head “above water.”   She was upside down on a car, owed thousands in student loans, and had credit cards piled up as well.  That day in my office,...