Three Steps to Take When Dealing With Divorce

By | 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 | 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 | November 18th, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Dating, Popular, Relationships, Saving, Spending, Top Stories Headline, Women and Finance, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Being a relative newcomer to dating, I’ve been intrigued with how people get to know one another and what they look for in a prospective mate. Often, people are adamant about being with someone who shares their political and religious beliefs, yet fail to have any discussion about money. The "money conversation" can be harder [...]

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The Biggest Money Differences Between Men and Women

By | 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 | 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 | September 25th, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Popular, Relationships, Saving, Women and Finance, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Back in 2008 a woman in her mid 50’s came to my office for an initial meeting to discuss her personal finances. She had rescheduled at least three times. About half way into our meeting I asked her, “So, how was it for you gathering your information to come see me?” Her response displayed [...]

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