Family Finance

‘Tis the Season: Holiday Shopping Tips and Trends

“Oh, for the good old days when people would stop Christmas shopping when they ran out of money.” (Author Unknown) The holidays are a time for goodwill, meaningful celebrations, and time with the ones you love. Unfortunately, it’s also a time when some people spend more than they intend, racking up credit card debt or …

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How to Money-Proof Your Relationship

As we approach Valentine’s Day, millions of Americans will celebrate with special dinners, cards, flowers, chocolates, and “I love you’s.” Unfortunately, millions more won’t be celebrating their relationship, because they were torn apart by conflicts over money. “Money fights predict divorce rates,” says the New York Times. 80 percent of couples fight about money, says …

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