Love and Money: Your Legacy

By | 2017-10-12T20:30:18+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Categories: Budgeting, Featured, Featured Author, General, Popular, Top Stories, Women and Finance|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you wanted to leave some money to your children, how would you split it between them? You could come up with numbers based upon their likely need for help. Or you could simply divide it equally…after all you love them all, well…equally. Equal distribution is probably the most common way of dividing assets. Yet, what about the situation where one of the kids is very successful financially and has no need for your money? What message does an unequal gift send?

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Afraidy Katy

By | 2018-03-31T16:33:21+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Categories: Dilemmas for Emma, Popular, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , |

Dear Emma, I started dating the most amazing woman a few months ago.  It’s going so well that I feel she’s going to ask me to marry her soon. The problem is that I’m too embarrassed to tell her that my credit is in the toilet. We’re both professional, successful women, but I’m so [...]

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Three Steps to Take When Dealing With Divorce

By | 2017-02-23T12:31:50+00:00 February 10th, 2017|Categories: Culture & Life, Family, Featured, Featured Author, Relationships, Top Stories, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The upheaval in your life circumstances may unleash a wellspring of emotions, making it difficult to think clearly. You are faced with many hard decisions at a time when your judgment is likely to be clouded. Getting help to sort out the emotions is absolutely necessary.

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How a New Relationship Can Trigger Money Issues (Plus, How to Prevent It)

By | 2017-01-23T11:30:04+00:00 January 19th, 2017|Categories: Business & Finance, Dating, Popular, Relationships, Saving, Spending, Top Stories|Tags: , , , , , , |

Ultimately, this discussion was not so much about who should pay, but more about the feelings that can arise around money based on each person’s past experiences and beliefs. Projecting these emotions onto the situation without examining them can derail the relationship before it even gets started.

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A Dater’s Guide to Having the “Money Conversation”

By | 2016-11-22T12:18:29+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Dating, Popular, Relationships, Saving, Spending, Top Stories Headline, Women and Finance, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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The Biggest Money Differences Between Men and Women

By | 2016-11-22T12:10:16+00:00 November 4th, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Investments, Saving, Spending, Top Stories, Women and Finance|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Writing an article on gender differences and money has the potential to get under people’s skin. Money is a sensitive topic. Making general statements about the sexes and how they tend to handle money seems fraught with peril.

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Livin’ La Vida Gringa: Life as an American Expat in Mexico

By | 2016-10-22T11:17:12+00:00 October 14th, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Culture & Life, Family, Featured Author, Popular, Retirement, Spending, Top Stories Headline, Travel, Women and Finance, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

After an agonizing year of trying to save my sinking financial ship, I decided to make a complete 180 in my life. I sold or gave away most of my belongings, packed up what was left in a trailer, and moved to Baja California, Mexico.

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Why Our Relationship To Money Matters

By | 2016-09-28T20:48:28+00:00 September 25th, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Popular, Relationships, Saving, Women and Finance, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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A Savvy Woman’s Guide To Survive The Financial Impact Of Divorce

By | 2016-09-28T20:51:33+00:00 September 21st, 2016|Categories: Budgeting, Business & Finance, Featured Author, Investments, Relationships, Retirement, Saving, Spending, Women and Finance, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Divorce is one of the major stressors in life. In fact, it's usually ranked in the top ten right behind the other major life stressor, money.

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