How to Stop a Financial Fight Before it Starts

This is an excerpt from Cherie and Brian Lowe’s  book, Your Money, Your Marriage, about how to avoid a financial fight.  Everyday after school, I...
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Steps Toward a Debt Free Marriage

I believe God wants every couple to do the debt free dance of joy, and I believe that while getting there isn't easy, it's also not complicated.
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Stop Fighting About Money – 10 Ways Forward

Fighting about money is the number one predictor of divorce, so having a game plan going into financial discussions is a crucial part of...
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Leave Financial Friction And Find Marital Freedom

Do money-savers married other money-savers? Or do opposites always attract? A recent survey done by TD Ameritrade found people who save money...
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Talking About A Budget Isn’t Sexy … But It Could Be!

Finances are a notoriously tough subject for couples to discuss, but talking about them is actually good for your relationship! A survey conducted...
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4 Money Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

Money mistakes are one of the top reasons that marriages end in divorce, yet unfortunately, most engaged and newly married couples fail...
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Get Out of Debt Fast, With These 10 Steps.

Debt can cause all kinds of stress in a marriage. Have you found yourself feeling hopeless, like there's no way to get...
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Prayer Will Supercharge Your Marriage (Including Your Sex Life!)

Hi Thriving Marriages community, this is Josh, the guy bringing you this content each day. In addition to running this site I...
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Are Finances Supposed to Be the Man’s Job?

Q: My husband is terrible at handling the finances because he hates paperwork. I like to take care of the bills, but...
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Last Year Was One of the Hardest Years of My Life … but One...

Most of the time here at Thriving Marriages we bring you the best content we've found around the web for building a...
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What Jesus Mentions Most About Marriage Will Surprise You

This is the second in a series of posts excerpted from my new book, Preparing Your Heart for Marriage, a devotional for engaged couples. The second...
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Generosity: The Ultimate Aphrodisiac

This week we are celebrating generosity with our friends Cherie and Brian Lowe’s new book, Your Money, Your Marriage, with a series of posts all about the...

The $1300 Parking Ticket That Changed Our Marriage

This week we are celebrating our friends Cherie and Brian Lowe’s new book, Your Money, Your Marriage, with a series of posts all about the sexiness of...

The Foreplay You Aren’t Performing (But Should Be)

This week we are celebrating our friends Cherie and Brian Lowe's new book, Your Money, Your Marriage, with a series of posts all about the...

It’s Not a Fight About Money, It’s a Battle For Your Marriage’s Soul

If your marriage is at all like mine, money is a regular conversation and - sometimes - a source of tension. What I like...

10 Reasons You Should Share Your Finances

Money isn't the sexiest marriage topic (that would be, ya know, sex), but considering how many marriages are destroyed by money troubles it's important....

5 Steps to a Debt Free Marriage Pt. 2

This is part two of a series. Missed part 1? You can check that out here. Yesterday we talked about how not only does God...
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7 Simple Ways to Manage Your Money

Our friend Sheila over at tolovehonorandvacuum.com wrote this great post about seven steps toward financial freedom in your marriage. Money is a source of conflict...

Avoiding the Top 5 Money Fights

It’s no wonder that money is the number one cause of arguments among married couples, as money has enough power over us to be...

6 Tips for Creating a Budget

They say opposites attract, but opposite views on finances can lead to dangerous territory in a marriage. Many couples run into issues when they realize...

Budgeting Isn’t a Punishment, It’s an Opportunity!

I know so many couples in financial trouble who are having the hardest time budgeting because budgeting is hard, it’s boring, and it feels...

Are You or Your Spouse Always Worried About Money? Read This.

Before you were married, it felt good to have your date spend money on you; it's altogether different once you're married and you're trying...

Mine, Yours, and Ours

The ‘mine’ part is easy. The ‘yours’ part, not so much.  When two become one, does everything become ‘ours’?  Whew…that’s a loaded question. To...