Marriage & Relationship Coach

Financial Problems in Marriage: Questions and Answers

Financial problems in marriage have both a financial aspect and a relationship aspect. You must deal with both for the sake of your relationship. The answer to financial problems is simple, but the answer to financial problems in marriage is not.  First, let’s consider the simple answer to financial problems–increase income and decrease expenses...

Spouse Spends Too Much Money? A No Conflict Way to Handle This

Fighting because your spouse spends too much money is not likely to improve your finances or your relationship Money spending conflicts center around either overspending or inappropriate spending. Handling this situation wrong could eventually cost you your marriage or relationship.               The main reason why couples...

Fighting About Money Saving and Spending in Marriage

Couple’s fights about how to use money are often tied to issues of insecurity about the relationship, personal identity, and the emotional closeness of the marriage Everyone likes to save money, right?  Not right.  Everyone likes to have savings available, but most people don’t like to save. For couples, talking about saving money  can trigger a number of...

Fighting About Money? It’s Really About Your Relationship

Fighting about money says more about a couple’s relationship than it does about their bank account Fighting never has been a good way to resolve any problem. Can you imagine a financial counselor saying, “I can see that there is a real inequity in your relationship.  One of you makes and spends most of the money, but you both of you do a lot of work.  I...