Abuse comes in many forms. While most people think of physical or emotional abuse, there is often a more subtle form of abuse that happens first—financial abuse. Financial abuse can happen in a marriage or a dating relationship, and it’s often the precursor to other forms of abuse. For that reason, learning the red flags of spousal financial abuse is essential. Knowing what … [Read more...] about What Are the Red Flags of Spousal Financial Abuse?
Editors note: In light of the protesting today at the US capitol building - this article is being republished. Unless you've been away from the internet in the arctic, you're probably aware of recent events following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. The country has been gripped by the largest wave of civil disorder since 1968. The costs of riots are substantial. … [Read more...] about The Costs of Riots
Many couples have joint bank accounts throughout their marriage. This often happens either because they pool all of their money together or because they keep separate accounts but have a joint one to pay household bills. Another reason why spouses share an account is because one person is the budgeter in the family and needs access to the other's money. For millions of … [Read more...] about What Happens If Your Spouse Depletes Your Joint Account Before Separation?
According to this study by Ramsey Solutions, money is the #1 reason why couples break up. The results of the study show that a lack of communication around money is the actual issue. That said, when was the last time you and your significant other had a money talk? The goal of this article is to help ease into money talks and create guidelines for smooth communication. … [Read more...] about Spender vs. Saver Relationship: How to Make It Last
If you're married or in a committed relationship, one thing you'll learn is that fights about money aren't really about the money. Instead, they're often about underlying values like safety, security, freedom, etc. So, if you're fighting with your partner about money, here is a resource I wanted to share with with you. Its good for folks who are struggling to integrate their … [Read more...] about Gottman, Marriage, Meaning and Money
The U.S. is in the midst of a vaccine debate. With anti-vaxxers convinced that the lifesaving inoculations could create more illnesses and more problems, fewer people are getting their routine shots. While this can present legal issues in terms of human rights infringement (i.e., can the government force you to vaccinate if you don't want to be vaccinated?), it can also easily … [Read more...] about Know Your Rights: FAQ About Infectious Disease And The Workplace
Lori Loughlin is best known for her role as Aunt Becky on Full House and her various roles in Hallmark movies. She is certainly more famous than a micro-influencer who has between 1,000 and 10,000 followers -- which is why fans were shocked to find her in the middle of a very serious lawsuit. Loughlin has allegedly used bribes to get her daughters into college. … [Read more...] about Lori Loughlin Facing Felony Charges in College Admissions Scam
For those of us that still work a 9-5 job, I'm sure we all have one of two coworkers that may not have the best attitude and for that reason, we might not get along with them. I can remember a few occasions like that in the past. Thankfully, at my current job most of the people are pretty friendly and down to earth. I know that's not the case for everyone. As adults, we have … [Read more...] about How to Work Effectively With Others
OK let's have this debate today. I have very mixed emotions on this subject. On one hand I feel that education should be free for everyone who wants it, but on the other hand I feel that people should always have to work hard for the things they get in life. And there my friends lies our debate. Who should get to go to college? Everyone. Why? My simplest answer is … [Read more...] about Should education be free?
Last week my company announced they are being sold to a competing investment firm. My initial thought was panic but honestly I didn't have much time to think about it until a few days later. As you know I work as the corporate community manager so needless to say I had an incredibly busy week. The media and investment industry were buzzing with the news release so we had to … [Read more...] about Preparing for a job loss