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Meaningful Academy – Financial Foundations

Meaningful Academy – Financial Foundations

Back in September I was super excited to receive an email from Pete Matthew, founder of Meaningful Academy, gifting me a Foundations Level membership of Meaningful Academy. As many of you may know, my husband Bob, is most reluctant when it comes to talking about money. He grew up in a home where money wasn’t talked about, plus he suffers from depression, so feels that he’s not worthy of money. It also doesn’t help that he’s a spender (Apple /…

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Couples and Money – top tips on how to get on the same page with your finances

Couples and Money – top tips on how to get on the same page with your finances

Saturday 4th September 2021 In this week’s blog we’re talking about how to get on the same page with your spouse about money. Handling finances together is a good idea. I’m not saying it’s easy but if you want to win with money, then you must be on the same page.  Being in a relationship is all about supporting each other, helping each other and that is why combing your finances is a good thing! For years Bob and I weren’t…

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How do I Teach My Child Good Money Habits?

How do I Teach My Child Good Money Habits?

Saturday 21st August 2021 I like to think I am good with money so I really want to pass on my knowledge to our daughter. It is my aim to ensure that she is financially literate!  Recently I have heard Will Rainey, Founder of Blue Tree Savings speak on The Meaningful Money Podcast with Pete Matthew (excellent as always!), I have also read the recent publication of ‘Your Money Matters’, a financial education textbook from Young Money, it’s an excellent…

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My husband is listening to The Total Money Makeover!

My husband is listening to The Total Money Makeover!

Thursday 29thJuly 2021 Bob was cooking supper today and when I walked into the kitchen, he was listening to The Total Money Makeover. This is just too exciting! I have been asked Bob to read / listen to the book for the last seven months. I asked him how it was going, and he replied, ‘It makes sense.’ Praying that Bob will complete the book, praying for the positive changes to come, praying and believing that we will be on…

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Know Yourself Money Assessment

Know Yourself Money Assessment

Wednesday 21stJuly 2021 Hello, and welcome to Day 2 of Money and Marriage.  In this blog, I share with you how I am trying to persuade my husband to open his eyes to our finances and get on the same page!  Earlier this week, we watched Rachel Cruze and Dr John Malony in their ‘Marriage and Money’ LiveStream – although we didn’t watch it live because we live in East Africa, and it was 3:30am here! So we watched it…

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Money and Marriage

Money and Marriage

Sunday 18thJuly 2021 Today, I am super excited.  Last night my husband and I watched the replay ‘Marriage and Money’ with Rachel Cruze and Dr John Delony. Number 1 it’s huge that we actually sat down together to watch this and Number 2, we actually talked about joint bank accounts… this is massive! Bob and I have been married for nearly 18 years (our anniversary is less than a month away), we had a joint bank account at the beginning,…

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