Money & Communication in Relationships {PODCAST}

Does talking about money cause distress in your relationship? Communication and relationship coach, Erica Holston of Vine Life Coaching, is our special guest on this episode. She’ll be giving us tips to better talk to our significant others about money without fighting! Communication in Relationships Make Time by Slowing Down – We can get so busy with our lives with our careers, …

Expensive Divorce Mistakes to Avoid, Christine Luken, Financial Lifeguard

Expensive Divorce Mistakes to Avoid

Expensive Divorce Mistakes to Avoid Our hearts can hijack our common sense when it comes to personal finances. If you’re currently in the midst of a separation or divorce, you’re at an increased risk for making emotional money mistakes. Even splitting from a long term partner is extremely stressful, especially when you’re living together and financially entangled. I’ll talk about …

couples and money, opposites attract, christine luken, financial lifeguard

Couples and Money: When Opposites Attract

Couples and Money: When Opposites Attract In love and money, we have a tendency to be attracted to someone who is our polar opposite. While this can be exciting, it also has the potential to be stressful. When your significant other wants to handle the joint finances differently, that’s when the money fights start! Is there a way to compromise …

Relationship With Money, Financial Lifeguard, Christine Luken

Improve Your Relationship with Money

How do you improve your relationship with money? You may not have thought about it this way before, but we all have a relationship with our money. Whether it is a positive or negative one doesn’t depend on how much cash we have, but rather how we treat our money. Think of your relationships in your life right now with …

Holidays Ruin Your Budget, Christine Luken, Financial Lifeguard

Don’t Let the Holidays Ruin Your Budget (Podcast)

Today’s episode is “Don’t Let the Holidays Ruin Your Budget!” Thanksgiving and Christmas are right around the corner…. With extra expenses for entertaining, decorating, and gift giving, sometimes the holidays aren’t so happy for our budgets! In this episode, I’ll give you tips for setting your holiday gift giving budget, and talk about ways to minimize your holiday decorating and …

financially naked, financial lifeguard

Get Financially Naked (Podcast)

Today’s podcast is Get Financially Naked… BEFORE you get married. I’ll discuss why it’s important to bare your financial details to your significant other, warts and all, before you walk down the aisle. • I’m amazed at how many couples have no qualms about getting physically naked with each other before getting married, but keep their financial details tightly under …