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How Couples Can Make Confident Money Decisions By Balancing Data, Emotions and Intuition couples and money data emotions feelings financial intimacy intuition May 18, 2023

Let’s take a both and approach.

All he does is use spreadsheets to explain why we will be okay Danielle exasperately explains. She is so tired of being spreadsheeted. For Nathan, spreadsheets...

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Marriage Heart Attacks: What You Need To Know Apr 28, 2023

I often consult with people about complex family dynamics that intersect marriage counseling and fee-only financial planning, my combined area of expertise. It is my true joy to help families sort...

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How My Family Vacation Taught Me 5 Meaningful Lessons on Financial Well-Being Apr 21, 2023

I have talked with clients and others about their experiences of family vacations for many years now. 

 

Here is what I know. Family vacations are powerful and meaningful. They can also...

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6 Lessons from Golf About Fostering Financial Intimacy Mar 23, 2023

There are many reasons I love golf. One of them is the many metaphors about life that can be drawn from golf about life. The psychology of couples and money is my favorite topic, especially...

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Why The 4 Elements of Consensual Finances Fosters Financial Intimacy Mar 16, 2023

It’s an ordinary Tuesday evening until we sit on the couch. The all too familiar pit in my stomach signals me that this won’t be an easy conversation, but it is one we need to have. I...

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How The I Love Money Exercise Changes How You Experience Money Mar 09, 2023

Welcome to the I love money exercise. 

 

The love of money is a touchy subject for many of us. I know it is for me. I can feel it in my body even as I write this. My chest becomes heavy,...

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How Navigating Financial Jealousy With Your Loved One Increases Intimacy Mar 02, 2023

I feel the bright sun shining in through my bedroom window. It is a beautiful early spring morning, and my mind immediately turns to the day's adventure. Skiing. I spring out of bed excited for...

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5 Confessions of A Former Professional Firefighter and Meaningful Lessons For Financial Intimacy Feb 23, 2023

Dear Healthy Love and Money Couple,

 

What is your story? All of your story. 

 

We all have a story. Some parts of it we would rather forget, but is that the right way to handle our...

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