Shannon’s Shout Outs: Money and Relationships Edition


Have you and your partner had the money talk yet? Could you use some help getting started? Veteran’s United is hosting a live chat tomorrow at 7pm EST to share advice on money and relationships. In honor of this chat and important topic, we’re sharing blog posts from other experts to help you and your partner handle this productively and happily.

Relationships and Money: Talk is Not Cheap (Making Sense of Cents)
Even financial bloggers can have trouble talking money in their relationships. Here’s a peek at how one blogger has dealt with the topic in her life.

When Opposites Attract (The 5 Money Personalities)
Are you and your partner financial opposites? Read on for a quiz and a book which could help you understand each other’s differences.

Financial Opposites Try to Tackle Finances Together (The New York Times)
This story takes you on a journey with one couple as they work to tackle their money issues. Even financial opposites can come together!

How to Use Frugality to Improve Your Marriage (Cash Cow Couple)
Did you know frugality can actually improve your marriage? Find out how with the help of this husband and wife financial blogger team.

8 Questions About Love and Money (Girl Meets Debt)
Are you unsure when to start talking finance with your partner? This blogger shares her thoughts on this and other aspects of combining love and money.

6 Ways to Speak Well to Your Loved Ones (Mark and Angel Hack Life)
The money talk can get heated sometimes, so remember to speak to your partner with respect first and foremost. Read on for some advice to help.

After you’re finished reading the posts above, check out some of our latest guest posts: – Renting or Owning a Home: What’s Right for You?
Get Out of Debt Guy – How to Get Out of Debt of Any Kind
Good Financial Cents – 4 Secrets to Paying Off Debt Faster
Ms. Career Girl – Money Makeover Series: Introducing Our Four Participants

Before I go, I can’t forget to give a big thank you to Clever Dude, Smart Military Money, and The Debt Movement for mentioning us recently! I also want to give a big thank you to three of our fantastic users who flew out to visit us and talk about their experiences with ReadyForZero. Take a look at what they had to say in this video!

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  • Thanks for the mention 🙂

    • Shannon_ReadyForZero

      You’re very welcome!

  • Christian Losciale

    Looking forward to chatting with you tonight! See you soon.

    -Christian L. @ Smart Military Money

    • Shannon_ReadyForZero

      Thanks Christian, I’m looking forward to it as well!