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Women Make Good Family Decisions But We Suck At This

Do you work hard for your money but always end up broke at the end of the month?  Do you feel like you’re doing all the right things financially but your earnings don’t don’t seem enough? Do you end up making the same money mistakes over and over? If you answered YES to any of the above, you’re not alone. …

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There Are No Discounts In Dating: Stop Accepting Cheap Dates!

Everyone loves a deal.  Deals and coupons give us discounts which stretch our food, travel and entertainment dollars. Some of us clip coupons as if our lives depended on it.  And that’s fine.  We work hard.  We save hard.  Play hard. However, if you’re not a coupon, for heaven’s sake, stop giving discounts. I’m not referring to the daily deals we …

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Why I Can’t I Leave My Abusive Relationship?

Have you ever wondered by some women stay in abusive relationships?  You may be thinking “I’d never stay with a physically abusive partner!  I’d leave his @$$ for sure!” Think twice about that because the most dangerous time in an abusive relationship is the moment the woman tries to leave.  Once she becomes entangled with an abuser, it’s hard to leave …

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You’re Engaged, Now What?

A wedding is a milestone that will be filled with cherished memories as you start your future together. You’ve started looking at dates, venues, dresses and you’re the proud owner of a beautiful diamond engagement ring. Now what? Your wedding bands and engagement rings symbolize your love and commitment, and will continue to be important pieces throughout your lifetime, and …

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Bad Credit After Divorce

If You Run a Business Together, What Happens When You Divorce?

What happens when mom and pop get a divorce but neither one wants to leave the shop? A 2007 Census Bureau report said that roughly 3.7 million businesses are owned by a husband and wife team. With thedivorce rate at a staggering 50 percent, the situation is far more common than many people realize. With some planning, a couple who once promised “until death do …

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First Comes Divorce Then Comes Bankruptcy – Or Should It?

Often, finances are the biggest stressors in relationships. Frequently, couples caught up in financial problems believe that divorce is the answer to their problem and each partner blames the other for the ongoing money woes. The belief that the other person is responsible, may, or may not, be true. A good adage to remember though is: you can divorce your …

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Bad Credit After Divorce

Contemplating Divorce? I Hope You Don’t Live Here

If you’re thinking about filing for divorce, I hope you don’t live in one of the following states. Divorce is never a pleasant experience, even under the most amicable of circumstances.   In the antagonistic structure of divorce court, there is always a winner and a loser.   Ask 20 people which states are the worst ones in which to get a …

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Woman Rising

Broken Promises and Bank Accounts Part 2: Redemption

Here’s part 2 of Susan’s journey to regain her sanity and credit after she finds out that her fiance racked up thousands in credit card debt -  in her name. I have some questions for Susan in quotes but maybe readers can share some insights as well.   I couldn’t believe it; I had become a deplorable statistic. I was …

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Crying Woman

Broken Promises and Bank Accounts Part 1

What do I have in common with Sandra Bullock, Elin Nordegren and Anne Hathaway? All four of us were duped by our significant others, completely unaware of their “secret lives”. When I learned of Michael’s emotional and financial deception, I felt like biggest chump in the world. I was angry at him and furious at myself for being so naïve …

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Success After Divorce: How She Did It

It is said that all is fair in love and war.  When it comes to matters of the heart I may tend to agree, but when it comes to our money the rules aren’t so clear.  We always hear horror stories about women who are left with nothing after a divorce, or even worse women who are left with nothing …

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Moneymarriage

For Love or for Money: Should You Get a Prenup?

First comes love then comes … prenup? Yes, this is the reality for many couples facing the prospect of getting married and sharing assets. If there are concerns around the viability of the marriage the first question should be: Should I get married? That’s an obvious question many hesitate to answer. Mostly because we resist using logic concerning an emotional …

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In Defense Of Women Who Want To “Be Provided For”

“I mean, I don’t need him to be rich or anything, I just need for him to be making enough to provide for me some day, you know?” – seen at TeacherFinance.org If you’ve read some of the more contentious articles here, then you know there was a time when I drew a hard line when it came to women …

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Wealthy Couple

He Used A Coupon On Our First Date! Does He Get A Second Chance?

“A woman who doesn’t like me using a coupon on the first date isn’t the woman for me” – Anonymous single male What are your thoughts on men who use coupons on first dates?  Are they cheap? Frugal?  Smart?  Would he get a second date?  Or would you write him off as a cheap @$$%$@! Chances are if you’re a …

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Moneymarriage

Living As A Couple? You May Be Better Off Than Singles

Managing money can be one of the biggest challenges that face couples living together. Therefore its little wonder that financial issues are often cited as the top reason for divorce and separation. So it may come as a surprise to find that cohabiting couples are, on average, over $1800 (or £1,200) better off each year than those living on their …

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Moneymarriage

Teaming Up on Your Finances: 7 Tips for Handling Money Together

There’s no doubt about it: combining finances can be one of the most difficult pieces of marriage. Just look at the statistics. Recent research shows that money-related fights are better at predicting divorce than disagreements about splitting chores, spending time together, sex, or even in-laws! In fact, couples who fight about finances once a week are 30% more likely than …

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