How A Disagreement Can Bring You Closer

I was planning this week to write about about how to handle financial disagreements when they do arise in your relationship, and with all that’s been going on in our country,...

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Don’t Shop ‘Till Your Relationship Drops!

Most people don’t have a lot of extra money right now. For most of the country, couples and households are worrying about how to pinch pennies, not which hot-off-the-runway item...

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What To Do When Your Partner Lies About Money

Money is a difficult topic to talk about – no matter how close you are with the other person, how long you’ve known them and how much you trust them. This is evidenced by the...

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Power is the Ultimate Drug – The Relationship Between Power, Money and Your...

One thing the financial crisis has shown us – now more than ever before – is that power is closely tied to money. Bernard Madoff is a good example. He saw a weakness in the...

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Does He Have The Infidelity Gene?

  Seventy-two-year-old Italian prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi has made sex and scandal part of his political legacy He’s survived 17 criminal trials without conviction, and...

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The Psychology of Overspending

I talked recently about the psychology of money and it’s mental, and very real, implication in our daily lives. In light of the recession and economic woes many are facing,...

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Are You Really Staying Together For The Kids?

Is It The Kids, Or Is It Something Else? I believe that couples can work through just about any difference or circumstance thrown their way and encourage people to make up, not...

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Don’t Let A Financial Downturn Cause Financial Infidelity in Your...

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m calling this economic crisis "Financial 9/11." And it’s obvious that this downturn has been around for awhile, and may be here to stay for...

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Understanding the Sex-Money Connection…

Money and sex are more closely tied than you may have first suspected, and there’s scientific research to back that up. A new brain-scan study showed that when young men were...

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The Balance Of Power: How Sex And Money Affect Your Relationships

Ever wondered what it would be like to make a career out of sex?  Showtime’s new show “Secret Diary of a Call Girl” plays to just such curiosity. It is based on the book...

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How to Keep a “Financial 9/11” From Interfering In Your Relationships

I’m calling the meltdown on Wall Street “financial 9/11.” With the stock markets plummeting more than they have in roughly two decades, with the bailout being denied, with...

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The Brain/Credit Card Connection and Your Relationship

You are likely carrying around an emotional connection, and therefore, baggage, you didn’t even know you had. It’s a connection between your brain and your credit card debt;...

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