Category Archives for "Family Life"

Ask Chuck: My Spouse is an Impulsive Spender

Dear Chuck, Do you have any advice for someone married to an impulsive spender? Cautious Budgeter    Dear Cautious Budgeter,  Sounds like you may be married to an opposite financial personality; my wife and I can relate!  Most of us have made an impulsive purchase at some point in time. Others struggle with it more […]

Ask Chuck: Overcoming Financial Bitterness

Dear Chuck, Our best friends are on the brink of a divorce. A financial mistake occurred several years ago, and they’re slowly working their way out. But the wife is struggling to forgive. Any advice?  Financial Bitterness    Dear Financial Bitterness,  This is a far bigger problem than simply fixing their finances. A divorce usually […]

Ask Chuck: How Can I Disaster Proof My Finances?

Dear Chuck, I have several friends who are in deep financial trouble in the early years of their marriage. I want to avoid the stress they’re experiencing. Do you have any helpful tips so that I can guard my home and marriage? Avoiding Disaster   Dear Avoiding Disaster,  Being under constant financial stress is terrible […]

Ask Chuck: Tips for Talking Finances With Your Spouse

Dear Chuck, My husband told me we need to discuss our family finances. I asked him if we could wait until after the holidays. He agreed to but I’m a nervous wreck. What should I do to prepare?  Nervous about Our Finances   Dear Nervous about Our Finances,  The fact that your husband wants to […]

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