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How to Handle Friends Who Are Bad With Money

How to Handle Friends Who Are Bad With Money

I was out recently with some of my friends and we were talking about going golfing next weekend. Out of the blue our one friend said, “yeah, I can’t go. I don’t have any money.” We’ve all been there before, where an unexpected bill comes along and we need to scrape some funds together to pay it. From then until our next paycheck, funds are tight and we have to cut back. What concerned me was what our friend said next. He went on saying that he just cannot save money. We knew he wasn’t the smartest when it came to money, we just didn’t know it was so bad. So how do you handle a friend who is bad with money? Below are three tips that will keep the relationship and not put you in the red. Continue Reading

Money and Relationships

Money and Relationships

It’s a fact that money causes the most turmoil in a relationship and that it is the leading cause of divorce. Because of this, it is important to sit down with your partner and talk about your beliefs and ideals surrounding money. If you do this, you can save yourself many headaches later on. I have listed a few items that you should discuss. This list is not complete. I urge the readers to add anything else they think would be beneficial to talk about when it comes to money and relationships. Continue Reading