Huffington Post: The Dirty Money Conversation: Marital Financial Failures That Cause Divorce

huffpostHow do you talk dirty? My piece about marital financial failures that lead to divorce was published on the Huffington Post!

For some reason, talking about money can feel dirty. People avoid it, especially in romantic relationships because it can lead to arguments. One of the benefits of marriage is the financial advantage of two incomes and shared expenses. When couples cannot have the “dirty money” talk, their marriage suffers, resentment and distrust builds and the relationship fails.

Here are the three types of relationship “money” failures that I frequently see in my office: Continue reading “Huffington Post: The Dirty Money Conversation: Marital Financial Failures That Cause Divorce”

The Dirty Money Conversation: Marital Financial Failures That Cause Divorce

dirty money rollFor some reason, talking about money can feel dirty. People avoid it, especially in romantic relationships because it can lead to arguments. One of the benefits of marriage is the financial advantage of two incomes and shared expenses. When couples cannot have the “dirty money” talk, their marriage suffers, resentment and distrust builds and the relationship fails.

Here are the three types of relationship “money” failures that I frequently see in my office:   Continue reading “The Dirty Money Conversation: Marital Financial Failures That Cause Divorce”

In Forbes: Relationship Tips From Divorce Attorneys

cake topAs quoted in Forbes, here are 15 relationship tips from the most jaded professionals in the field — divorce lawyers — (including advice from yours truly): Continue reading “In Forbes: Relationship Tips From Divorce Attorneys”

Divorce Financing Options: Creative Ways to Fund Your Case

wsm-header-eEarlier this week, Financial blogger Emma Johnson — who writes at WealthySingleMommy.com — penned an interesting piece about financing options for women who may be trapped in bad marriages with no way to finance a divorce. Continue reading “Divorce Financing Options: Creative Ways to Fund Your Case”

5 Tips for Couples With Different Spending Habits: a DNAInfo interview

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This week, I had the chance to talk to DNAInfo reporter Amy Zimmer about how different spending and saving habits can lead to divorce. This is what I call “the dirty money conversation.” Continue reading “5 Tips for Couples With Different Spending Habits: a DNAInfo interview”