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“I’ve had these forever” you hear.
In the back of your mind, you know you’ve never seen those items, but, in the moment, you let it go.
Maybe she’s right. Maybe you just don’t pay attention anymore.
A few weeks later you’re reconciling the bank account, and realize that, somehow, the math is off.
Then it hits you…those clothes were brand new and you aren’t crazy! Now you’re locked into a heated money fight.
Financial infidelity is the worst.
Lying about money can lead to some pretty serious marriage problems.
Personal finance is such a taboo subject. I mean, folks really hate talking about money for some reason.
A recent study found that 74% of people will not discuss money with a financial professional.
We can point the finger at shame, insecurity, or even fear as some of the top reasons why, but the truth is, not talking about money can be detrimental to your financial health.
So what about the other 26%? What are some of the top reasons they are willing to gain additional insight when it comes to money? […]
Many of our clients are parents of school-aged children who don’t want to obliterate their August budget. As a result, I decided to share seven ways you can save money during back to school season.
If you live in South Texas like me, you know there is very little chance of snow ever happening. As a matter of fact, I’ve been in Houston since 2004, and I’ve only seen it snow twice.
To make matters worse, snow in Houston doesn’t stick to the ground for more than a few hours.
For this reason, you’ll see kids run outside the instant they catch a glimpse of snow. Not too far behind will be their parents with cameras to snap memories of this phenomenon. […]
Emergencies happen. be prepared.
Despite what you may believe, I have not always been Michael of Black Sheep Finance.
Truthfully speaking, there was a 3 year stretch where I made almost every financial mistake you imaginable.
I don’t think I’ll ever forget the first time I actually used a credit card.
It was February 2011 in Appleton, Wisconsin.
Thanksgiving 2016 is a week I’ll never forget.
As you can probably tell by the title, that week SUCKED!
It all started the day before Thanksgiving when I got the call that my aunt, who had been in the hospital for a few weeks, was getting ready to begin chemo and was not expected to live through the initial treatment. […]