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Financial Infidelity Part 1: Why We Lie About Our Finances

Financial Infidelity Part 1: Why We Lie About Our Finances

Money is one of the leading causes of stress in relationships, however, it’s not necessarily money itself that causes the pain, but rather the lack of communication and transparency around money. Whether you are the financial cheater, the victim or just looking for ways to avoid it all together, it leads us to the same question – How do we…

What You Need to Know About Credit Scores: Part 2

What You Need to Know About Credit Scores: Part 2

Credit scores are an important piece of your overall financial puzzle. In Part 1, we demystified credit scores by discussing what they are, who uses them and where to find them. Now we’ll describe the best ways to improve your credit score. In order to improve your score, you need to understand the rules of the game, so you can…

What You Need to Know About Credit Scores: Part 1

What You Need to Know About Credit Scores: Part 1

Credit scores are an important aspect of your financial life and unfortunately, there is quite a bit of confusion about what credit scores are, how they work and who uses them. There’s also a ton of shaming involved with credit that is unjustified. In this two-part series, we will clear up some confusion about credit scores and help you improve…

Three Lessons My Father Taught Me About Money

Three Lessons My Father Taught Me About Money

Believe it or not, many of our financial habits are developed before our teens and so our families have a huge impact on our relationship with money. Not only was my father savvy with money, but it was also important for him to teach us key financial lessons.   My father was aware that I wasn’t going to learn much…

4 Reasons You Need to Start Investing

4 Reasons You Need to Start Investing

Let’s face it, for many investing is a difficult topic. The financial services industry has done an excellent job creating lingo and products that seem overly complex. Part of it is to justify their services; ‘If this investing stuff is too complex, give me your money and I’ll handle it for you!’ Technology is changing that dynamic and people are…