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Money and Relationships

Love & Money: The Money Talk With Your Partner

James Nichols | Posted 04.14.2015 | Money
James Nichols

Money can be a source of friction in many relationships. Through open communication and shared ownership, a safety net and a strong plan for long-term savings, couples can come out of the money talk more financially savvy and connected than ever.

Financial Tips For A Happy Marriage When She Earns More

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.15.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Money affects the power dynamics of any relationship, but how does that change when the woman is the breadwinner? Author Farnoosh Torabi researched...

One Income or Two?

Cindy Tansin | Posted 06.28.2014 | Money
Cindy Tansin

Too many relationships end because of wedges that are caused by money issues. Don't be part of that statistic.

Money, Marriage and Lies: Keeping Money Secrets From Your Spouse?

David A. Dedman | Posted 05.19.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

Whether it's credit card spending or the secret cash stash, it's not healthy for a marriage to have secrets -- financial or otherwise. Broken trust and hurt feelings from financial secrets will put a wedge between a marriage. Often the damage is irreversible.

Money! Money! Where's the Money Honey?

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 12.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

If a couple embraces the tracking of money as a way of supporting each others survival, the idea of counting dollars becomes a powerful way to say "I love you" to each other. They can feel like they are working together so they can not only survive, but thrive -- together!

Our First Money Fight: The Trip That Almost Blew Our Marriage

LearnVest | Posted 11.23.2013 | Women

Two weeks after tying the knot, my husband, Robert, and I set out to Peru with $3,000, two one-way tickets, two backpacks -- and two wildly different philosophies about how to handle our money.

Common "Cents" -- Financial Tips for Couples

Ryan Mack | Posted 03.05.2013 | Business
Ryan Mack

With all the media chatter about "Kim-YE" I thought it appropriate to discuss our own personal relationships. Yes... we all know that Kim and Kanye West are both multimillionaires, but do you know the financial picture of the person you are dating?

Money In A Relationship (WATCH)

Posted 11.30.2012 | MarloThomas

When the recession hit, it was the first time that many of my couple friends decided to develop a joint financial plan. Previously, in most cases, one...

Financial Infidelity: Are You Cheating On Your Spouse?

Adrian Nazari | Posted 09.11.2012 | Money
Adrian Nazari

What red flags should partners look for if they suspect financial infidelity? Here are a few telltale signs.

The Men 75 Percent Of Women Won't Date

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 06.28.2012 | Women

It's not unusual for people looking for a relationship to keep a mental checklist of qualities they absolutely require in a a partner. But a recent su...

Fearless Dating Advice: 'How Can A Rich Girl Avoid The Gold-Digger Label?'

Molly Fedick | Posted 08.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Molly Fedick

I worry about maintaining independence while "letting the man be a man." If I offer to pay for anything, I worry I've emasculated the guy, which is the last thing I want to do. This, in turn, makes me wonder if I should stop offering. But then I worry: Will he think I'm a "gold digger"?

8 Signs Money Might Wreck the Romance

LearnVest | Posted 07.18.2012 | Women

In between the flowers and the heart flutters, take the time to see if the person you love fits any of these eight signs.

Five Tips for Relationship Fiscal Harmony

Pamela Yellen | Posted 04.09.2012 | Style
Pamela Yellen

How compatible are you and your partner when it comes to money and finances? Many couples have different values where money is concerned and neglect to take the time to hash out issues that can potentially ruin their relationship.

'Til Money Do Us Part: Don't Let the Markets Drive You Apart

Kathleen Gurney | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business
Kathleen Gurney

When the market is going up, couples rarely find that they disagree, but it's during times like these, with the market in such flux, that couples find their relationship in a similarly erratic state.

Janell Ross

Looking For 'Pocket Change': One Man's Search For Work | Janell Ross | Posted 10.09.2011 | Business

At 6:45 a.m., Michael Pierce takes a place in line. Pierce is hoping that today -- unlike yesterday -- there will be work at the Brooklyn temporar...

Dr. Mona Knows: Money And Relationships

Mona Ackerman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mona Ackerman

An analysis of any relationship should include a cold and painfully honest awareness of oneself. What traits make you happy? What traits make you unhappy? What can you live with? What can't you live without?