Friday, December 19, 2008

Increase the Peace: Fizzle out the Feuding

Feuding from time to time about money is natural for most couples. But never is it fun or the best use of time, especially in the dwindling free time of modern day life. So taking steps to prevent arguments and reduce the intensity of ones that may occur is vital are to creating more positive interactions regarding finances. Some of the basic ways feuds can be curtailed are communication, openness (being honest and sincere!), and being a team in developing (and adapting, etc.) a budget along with short-term, medium-term, and long-term financial, personal, and family goals.

Here are some great articles regarding ways to reduce the feuding and opening the lines of communication to help stamp out the feuds:

From Prime Time Money - 6 Ways to Argue Less About Money
From Get Rich Slowly - Ask the Readers: How Can I Get My Wife to Talk About Money

Reduce the feuding and increase the peace!

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