Posts Tagged "Fighting About Money"

Common Fights and How to Stop

Posted by on Oct 9, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Common Fights and How to Stop

There are common circumstances that start fights in a relationship. It is common for one spouse to feel like they are doing “all of the work.” To avoid this, make sure to evenly divide the work of the house, and be accountable to your tasks. Couples also tend to argue over work and finances. To alleviate this, create a budget together and both of you agree to stick to the budget. Also, if you are feeling one person is spending too much time at work, try to look for time during the week to set aside for each other.   Read the full article here 5 Most Common Fights and How to...

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Will Separate Accounts Help You Avoid Money Problems in Marriage?

Posted by on Aug 10, 2012 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Will Separate Accounts Help You Avoid Money Problems in Marriage?

Responses to this question seem to fall in two camps: One believes even suggesting this means the couple is focused on finances instead of love or happiness. The other group looks at it in a more practical way, saying it solves problems when one spouse is not good at handling money. So, the answer depends on the individual couple, however, attorney John A. Fiske suggests pooling your finances for goals you share and having separate accounts for your own personal spending. He says, “That way, you’re working together to create something, but you also have a chance to be yourself.”   Read...

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Are You or Your Partner Guilty of Financial Infidelity?

Posted by on Jan 26, 2010 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Are You or Your Partner Guilty of Financial Infidelity?

Jim was a paintball fanatic. He played religiously every weekend and always wanted the best when it came to his paintball equipment and accessories. The problem was that his wife Erica thought paintball was a ridiculous waste of time and didn’t think he should spend their hard-earned money on it.” Jim thought Erica was a shrew when it came to money and was tired of the endless fighting about how much he spent on paintball. Jim “solved” the problem by secretly taking out a credit card so Erica wouldn’t know how much money he was spending. Now he could have a little fun and it wouldn’t cause...

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