The word love is one of the most used words in the English language. Love causes people to marry and pledge “till death do us part.” It is reported that 88% of couples marry because of love.
Couples are encouraged to attend pre-marital counseling after the marriage proposal to ensure compatibility and discuss issues that will arise in the relationship. It is in pre-marital counseling that topics like blending families, sexual habits/expectations, and finances are discussed.
Ladies, I cannot begin to articulate how I have struggled to trust God in the handling of money. In fact, a study revealed that women are more stressed about their finances than men. Let me share a brief story.
Not long ago I became ill. I procrastinated making a doctor’s appointment because I calculated how much it would cost for the appointment and medication.
You’ve heard that idle hands are the devil’s workshop? As a single parent, I’ve always kept my children involved in activities. Their activities ranged from acting to swimming, basketball to lacrosse.
Activities prevented idleness, promoted socialization, and teamwork. However, those activities came with a hefty price of time and money; and it was stressful!
Do you have “Refund Check-itis?” Do you intend on making a large purchase or taking a dream vacation with your refund check?
Do you plan to buy a new or newer car to replace the POT (Piece of Trash) you are currently driving ? I hate to break it to you girlfriend, but those should not be your goals if you are in any of the two categories below: