communication about money

Frugality: Are You Still in the Closet?

Are you open about your frugal lifestyle? If you've been keeping it hidden, maybe it's time to celebrate your thrifty ways. Here's why.

Financial Emergencies: How to Weather the Storm

A financial emergency can seem insurmountable — but if you follow these steps, you can get through unscathed.

Handling Money Decisions with Partners

When you operate a business with a partner (or several partners), financial decisions can be a sticking point. [more]

Coping Mechanisms for a Spender-Saver Relationship

Recently, my sister announced her engagement. Her announcement made me think more and more about how important it is to discuss finances early on in a relationship. It also sp

Money Matters: Why All the Secrecy?

As I alluded to in another article, I am amazed at how people will sit around the dinner table and openly share intimate details of their sex lives, medications, and even psychotherapy before they'll divulge their income. [more]