51 minutes | Jun 16, 2017

Finding Financial Unity in our Marriage

In this episode we discuss the importance of developing financial unity within our marriages. We also explain a number of principles of personal finance that may help you and your spouse find peace within your finances. Thanks for listening! Show Notes “According to a 2009 study by Jeffrey Dew at the Utah State University, one of the best indicators of marital discord is what he terms "financial disagreements." Couples who "disagree about finances once a week" are over 30 percent more likely to get divorced than couples that report "disagreeing about finances a few times a month…Disagreeing about finance means fighting about money.” Found at: http://www.divorcesource.com/ds/main/u-s-divorce-rates-and-statistics-1037.shtml Longitudinal study about financial unity in marriage: Dew, J., Britt, S., & Huston, S. (2012). Examining the relationships between financial issues and divorce. Family Relations, 61(4), 615-628 Dave Ramsey’s article from Focus on the Family found at: http://www.focusonthefamily.com/marriage/money-and-finances/pursuing-financial-unity/pursuing-financial-unity Dave Ramsey materials: https://www.daveramsey.com/ Mint.com
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