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Tag: marriage and money

Why Prenuptial Agreements Can Be Valuable for Many Couples

Last week’s column discussed the importance for engaged couples of having open conversations about money before the wedding. This week we’ll look at some reasons a couple might want to consider signing a formal prenuptial agreement. Prenups, which establish how...

Live in the Present, Plan for the Future

Watch this video on YouTube Being present. Living in the moment. These important aspects of personal and spiritual growth may sound simple and attractive, but they are far more difficult to practice than they seem. Like many of us, I spend a lot of time worrying about...

DIY Prenup a Tool for Engaged Couples

Watch this video on YouTube Here’s a quick quiz on money and marriage. Which of the following engaged couples needs a prenuptial agreement about finances? A.  He’s a wealthy celebrity with several previous marriages; she’s decades younger with...

More on Money and Marriage

Watch this video on YouTube To marry or not to marry? This isn’t a decision to make on financial grounds, but the choice certainly has financial consequences. My column a few weeks ago about laws that provide financial incentives not to marry drew a great many...

Money and Marriage, Can It Ever Be Easy?

Many couples agree one of the most problematic areas of their coupleship is the topic of money.  I can’t tell you the number of couples that have told me, “Our relationship is great in every department, except money.  We just can’t talk too long about money...