4 steps couples can take to prevent conflict when one partner is a spender and the other is a saver

Julia Naftulin •
Business Insider
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Money has a way of driving rifts in relationships, especially romantic ones. A study of 4,500 couples even found that money-related arguments were the most intense fights couples had, no matter their income or debt levels. “Arguments about money are the top predictor for divorce because it happens at all levels,” lead researcher Sonya Britt, assistant

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A financial planner shares 4 simple but critical budgeting tips for managing money during COVID-19

Natalie Taylor •
Business Insider
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From layoffs, salary cuts, and missed bonuses to canceled travel plans, working out at home, and spending less at restaurants, almost every one of my clients has experienced budget changes due to COVID-19.  For some, it’s meant going from having a surplus to focusing on making ends meet. And for others, it’s meant socking away

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Money and marriage: four tips for successful ‘matrimoney’

Mia Taylor •
The Simple Dollar
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It’s a fairly well-known fact that money can be one of the biggest sources of strife in a relationship. In fact, according to a survey of professional certified divorce financial analysts, it’s the third leading cause of divorce in North America (behind basic incompatibility and infidelity, respectively). Summer is the most popular season to get

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How to save money in thirty-five easy ways

Kate Bratskeir •
The Cut
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An enviously money-savvy friend once told me: If you’re in debt or want to know how to save money, the most important thing is to be honest with yourself about your needs. Maybe your monthly budget absolutely must include sheet masks or weed. Maybe you would *literally die* without an afternoon coffee, or perhaps your

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