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The conversation that you need to have BEFORE you get married

The conversation that you need to have BEFORE you get married

My husband and I have been married for 18 years and it’s only been recently that we’ve made some progress to being on the same page with our finances. I mourn for the 18 years of lost time, the 18 years where we could have been building wealth, living like no one else so that we can live like no one else, as Dave Ramsey would say.  My husband is awesome, he is generous and is always giving money away…

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Tips for saving money at Christmas

Tips for saving money at Christmas

With Christmas only a few days away, I thought this would be a great time to share some of our family budgeting tips on how to keep the finances under control in the festive season! We are naturally a generous family, and we would love to give, give, give! However, without the generous bank account to go with the generous nature, we must be sensible! A few years ago, we would always go over budget around Christmas, which was silly…

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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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