Financial management: Understand your opinions about savings, debt, handling money, and making financial decisions

Many couples report finances as the biggest single problem in their relationship and others may report finances as a Growth Area. In either case, if neglected financial stress can increase and become a burden on the relationship. It is crucial to talk about this area and begin to put in place a budget, savings plan, … Continue reading Financial management: Understand your opinions about savings, debt, handling money, and making financial decisions

The golden rule of budgeting: Spend less than you earn and save and invest the rest

Money is a powerful word that conjures up a number of emotions, among them lust, envy, fear, anger, hope, scorn and disgust. Little wonder then, that the most common source of disagreement in families in Australia is money. In fact, 37 percent of all married couples indicate that the number one problem in their marriage … Continue reading The golden rule of budgeting: Spend less than you earn and save and invest the rest