Money can have a significant impact on your finances and vice versa. Fights over money are now a leading cause of the 50% divorce rate in our country and a prime reason why many relationships end. What’s more, challenges like financial abuse and financial infidelity are becoming hot button issues in today’s culture as people become more inclined to give voice to taboo topics such as debt, lack of savings and bad credit. We help couples find common ground in their financial world and avoid common pitfalls that often trip couples up and lead to conflict.
February 13th, 2017 | Meghan Stewart
Ahead of Valentine’s Day tomorrow, we look at some interesting studies that show sharing some financial love may go a long way in cementing a relationship.
Financial Wellness, Relationships
December 5th, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks
Financial infidelity is no longer limited to spenders who hide money and secret credit card accounts; now the other side admits to being credit card spies.
November 18th, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks
When it comes to love and money, financial challenges can definitely derail a happy relationship. Here’s how to have a happy financial life together.
June 20th, 2016 | Monica Victor
One in three Millennials has suffered some form of financial abuse. We explain what financial abuse is and how it can affect your credit and relationship.
May 2nd, 2016 | April Lewis-Parks
People assume women spend more to be in a friend or family member’s wedding, but in fact men actually shell out more cash to be in the wedding party.
February 12th, 2016 | Meghan Stewart
Valentine’s Day spending is set to hit record highs this year. Consolidated Credit helps you make the day special without going into debt to do it.
February 5th, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
Fights over money and debt can ruin even the best relationship. This Valentine’s Day, make sure finance isn’t a source of friction in your relationship.
Debt Advice, Relationships
April 13th, 2015 | Meghan Stewart
The average price tag to ask a date to prom this year is $324. Why does asking out a high school date now cost almost as much as getting engaged?
Relationships, Young Consumers
March 16th, 2015 | April Lewis-Parks
Some millennials are getting financially hitched through a mortgage before they get married. Is this a smart money move or a fast track to disaster?
February 16th, 2015 | Meghan Stewart
We offer some advice on when you should have the money talk with a significant other and the 10 things you should know by the end of the conversation.