Don't Say 'I Do' Before Ensuring Your Partner Is A 'Money Match'- (via PR Newswire)
How couples can get on the same page with their finances.
Get organized: Break in that new filing cabinet and finally master Excel by keeping all important financially-related documents in a central location that is equally accessible to both partners and decide what kind of system you'll use to keep things organized. Create the system that works best for the two of you and keep it simple.
The 15 Money Rules Kids Should Learn - (via WSJ)
A great article about the importance of instilling good financial sense in your kids at a young age.
My son, engrossed in a handheld videogame, looked up to glance at the roadster and reflexively replied, "It's not how much money you spend that makes you rich. You don't know; that guy might have spent all his money just to buy that car and he has nothing else. So he might not be rich at all."
Don't Let Money Problems Ruin Your Marriage - (via Yahoo)
Money can ruin your marriage. Keeping your spending under control, sticking to a budget, and setting goals together can make a big difference in your long term happiness as a couple. This article from Good Housekeeping lists common reasons that money causes marriage problems.
“But it isn’t necessarily the amount of money a couple has that tends to trip them up. It’s the differences in their spending habits and especially their lack of communication.”