Love and Money: Your Legacy

By | 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?

Afraidy Katy

By | 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 [...]

Money Can’t Buy Happiness

By | June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Business & Finance, Buying, Featured Author, Spending, Top Stories, Women and Finance|Tags: , , , , , |

Scientists have long been perplexed about how to measure such a thing as happiness. Studies that examine relationships between money and happiness raise the idea that although money may not directly bring us happiness beyond taking care of our basic needs, it has the potential to add peripheral benefits that can lead to more happiness.

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Can Money Buy Happiness?

By | June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Business & Finance, Buying, Featured, Featured Author, Headline, Popular, Spending, Top Stories, Women and Finance|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Money does not just buy things but also experiences. How many beautiful memories come to mind because you gave yourself permission to spend money on a new experience or adventure.

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Money and Happiness: How We Make Money Decisions Based On Emotions, Not Facts

By | May 29th, 2017|Categories: Business & Finance, Buying, Featured, Featured Author, Saving, Spending, Top Stories, Women and Finance|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

We use money every day but perhaps money and happiness doesn't even belong together in the same sentence. Does money truly make you happy? Do we usually make money decisions based on emotions, not facts?

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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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