Is the key to a better economy dads who do more diapers? According to a fascinating new piece by Catherine Rampell in the New York Times Magazine, the answer to that question might be yes. This morning, I went on Morning Joe to talk a little more about this issue. Check out our discussion in the video clip below.
While talking about relationships and money this morning on TODAY, I heard the best soundbite of the day: “The zipper trumps the wallet.” This may be true, but money problems (and worse, money secrets) can still be cause for strife amongst couples. For tips on how to avoid financial disagreements with your partner, check out the video clip below.
I’m sure you’ve heard that the cost of getting married is higher than ever these days. Brides and grooms are spending an average of $27,000 on their weddings. Yikes! The good news is that there are ways to save. I went on the TODAY show to provide our viewers with some tips on how to have a frugal wedding. Hint: get a preowned wedding dress and consider getting your cake from the grocery store. Catch all my tips in the video clip below:
Navigating finances in a second marriage can be tricky, but with a prenup and a solid plan to manage money (a yours, mine and ours system, for example), it can be done — or at least, that’s what I told a viewer who called into Money 911! To hear our discussion, plus tips on annuities and finding affordable health insurance, check out the video clip below.
Did you know? Couples that can accumulate $10,000 in assets are 70 percent less likely to get divorced than couples who can’t do this. This morning on Today, I shared some money rules from my new book that can help save your marriage and relationships. To see why it’s good to declare some financial independence and bad to lend money to relatives, check out the video clip below.
Many of you have been asking me where you can find full episodes of my new show, Cash Call. I’m happy to tell you that you can view a full episode of the show using this link right here. The episode you are about to watch is all about love, marriage and money. Do you tell the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth when it comes to money? This episode addresses all the complexities of managing money with a spouse, with help from a very special guest: psychologist and author Gail Saltz. I hope you enjoy it!
This morning on Today‘s Money 911, we heard from a woman whose fiancé has child support obligations, and she wanted to know how this would affect her own assets. To see what we told her — plus for information on auto insurance and rollover IRAs — check out the video clip below.
This morning on Today‘s Money 911, we heard from a woman who wanted to know how to use her $10,000 tax return. Should she: pay off student loans, pay off her credit cards, or boost her emergency savings? To see what we told her, plus tips on taking Social Security, check out the video clip below.
Is financial infidelity the same as cheating? Is it really okay to have three different bank accounts? To hear the answers to these questions (and others) from this morning’s discussion on the Today show, check out the video clip below.
Would you marry someone who is $700,000 in debt? That was the question du jour on Money 911 this morning. To see what we told the caller — plus tips on switching banks and avoiding fees — check out the video clip below.