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 [...]

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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3 Lessons I’d Teach My Daughter About Money

By | November 9th, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Family, Investments, Saving, Spending, Top Stories, Women and Finance, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

I often hear familiar themes with respect to money, and it finally dawned on me to start asking women what lessons they would want to pass along to younger women, including their own daughters, about money.

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Collateral Damage of Divorce: The Loss of Family and Friends

By | October 11th, 2016|Categories: Culture & Life, Family, Featured Author, Popular, Relationships, Top Stories Headline, Women and Culture, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

If marriage is one of the most complex relationships, then it should be no shock that divorce be equally intricate. It is thought that somewhere between 45% and 50% first-time marriages end in a divorce; rates are higher for second and third marriages.

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