Money is an emotional topic, but what’s really happening inside our brains when money comes up? The answer, in short, is a whole lot! A Harvard Business article explains what your brain looks like while thinking about money. Click below to read the 3 key takeaways.
It’s not that I don’t want a really fancy car, it is just that there is something I want a bit more: financial freedom. Car payments are many times the #1 obstacle that causes the average family not to achieve financial stability. Spend some time thinking about your current car situation. Are your car purchases making your bank richer or you?
Here is a great read about “How Your Car Affects Your Financial Freedom.”
Arguments about money are by far the top predictor of divorce. It’s no secret that fighting about money puts a huge strain on a relationship. Money issues are so troublesome that people who say they’re experiencing stress in their relationship cite “finances” as the number one reason.
This may seem like a grim prognosis for married couples, but it doesn’t have to be. There are various steps that experts say couples can take to avoid letting money matters get the best of their marriage.
So whether you’re about to say “I do” or money problems have you thinking maybe “I don’t anymore” the following tips can help prevent money from destroying your relationship.
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Ditch the makeup and hair products. Your budgeting skills might be the thing you should really show off on your next date. Money skills are more important than even good looks when seeking a mate!
In a recent survey about relationships and finances, MONEY found that both baby boomers and millennials agree on the three most attractive traits in a potential mate: a sense of humor, compassion, and—yes—financial responsibility. For both groups, those qualities all rank higher than physical chemistry, diligence, and even intellect.
Click here to find MONEY’s survey results on the most attractive traits.
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