Giving is Good for You

Giving is good for you, which is why we shouldn’t just reserve it for the holidays. With Thanksgiving just behind us and Christmas on the horizon, many of us having charitable giving on our minds. We’re writing out our holiday gift lists, shopping for others, sponsoring kids for Christmas, and making year end donations. But did you know that giving is …

Engaging the Uninvolved Spouse ~ Part 1: “The Clueless One”

What do you do when your spouse or partner doesn’t want to be involved in the budget decision making process?  The “Uninvolved Spouse” problem isn’t uncommon in families, but it’s a serious one.  If you’re both not openly communicating about and participating in the family finances, it’s a recipe for conflict.  In this blog series, I’ll discuss three different scenarios …