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By Marianne Hayes There are many parts of our lives where self-help gurus urge us to feel empowered: our careers. Our relationships. Our workouts. But there’s one key thing that’s often missing from the list: our money. And Americans could certainly use some help feeling less anxious in that arena. According to a recent poll […]

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By Michael F. Kay “Growing up, my family never talked about money.” Sound familiar? It’s a statement as common as white bread with even more dire health effects. The fact is, most families do not sit down with their children and talk about money—how it’s earned, spent, invested or used. But that doesn’t mean that […]

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Our newest book was just released! Many thanks to my brilliant co-editors Sonya Britt and Kristy Pederson Archuleta and our incredible contributors. Financial Therapy: Theory, Research and Practice

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By Marisa Torrieri Margo Schlossberg never considered herself to be much of an indulgent spender. Even though there was plenty of opportunity to splurge on fine dining and high-end beauty treatments in the upper-middle-class Washington, D.C., suburb of Reston, Va., where she lives, she never felt particularly tempted to partake. That is, until the 44-year-old […]

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By Marisa Torrieri Margo Schlossberg never considered herself to be much of an indulgent spender Even though there was plenty of opportunity to splurge on fine dining and high-end beauty treatments in the upper-middle-class Washington, D.C., suburb of Reston, Va., where she lives, she never felt particularly tempted to partake. That is, until the 44-year-old […]

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As Alfredo A. Lopez, 31, approached his first anniversary, he noticed that he and his new wife, Edith, also 31, were spending more than he was comfortable with each month. In an effort to gently address the problem, Alfredo decided to bring up the tricky topic using an unconventional approach: He jotted down some financial goals […]

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Consumer Reports: Is your spouse financially cheating on you?

Published on 16 September 2014 by | Category: News, Updates

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By Mandy Walker She might never have noticed the missing money had her husband not finally confessed that he had lost a hefty five-figure sum in a bad loan to a friend. But her spouse’s belated honesty didn’t win him any extra forgiveness. “I was just livid,” the wife said. “That was our money, not […]

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The Huffington Post: A Guide To A Purposeful Life In Menopause

Published on 02 September 2014 by | Category: News, Updates

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By Ellen Dolgen Perimenopause and menopause signify a new chapter in a woman’s life. At this stage, many women simply decide to rewrite the entire book. Case in point: More than 60 percent of divorces are initiated by women in their 40s, 50s, or 60s — the menopause years — according to a survey conducted […]

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Nature’s Lesson

Published on 01 September 2014 by | Category: New Blog Posts, Updates

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I was in the middle of a deep discussion, when out of the corner of my eye, something caught my attention.  When I looked in that direction, all I saw was the black rocks at the waterline and the waves swirling around the beach.  I resumed chatting with the gentleman who was sitting beside me, […]

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By Kate Legge TRACEY Groves is a senior oil company executive managing 200 blue-­collar workers at 30 ­locations around the country. Her husband, Mark Davis, left his job with Victoria Police to run their household. She’s the primary breadwinner. He’s the primary care­giver for their children, Reilly, 16, and Max, 10. Easier than nabbing crooks, […]

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