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Finances carry emotional weight for women – and that’s OK

Sienna Kossman

How I manage my money, credit cards and debt can be a regular source of worry and shame. In fact, a recent CreditCards.com survey revealed that women worry more about money than men and lose more sleep over concerns such…
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Communication helps relationships weather financial stress

Kelly Dilworth
Talking money

Financial uncertainty can strain even the most solid romantic partnership. But don’t give up. According to a new study in the Journal of Applied Communication Research, talking more openly about money — and learning more about it as a team — can strengthen your relationship and may even help inoculate it from money stress. Read More »

ADHD can make it tough to manage finances

Kelly Dilworth

Good financial hygiene requires a high tolerance for tedium, but many people with ADHD have trouble paying attention to things that don’t interest them. As a result, boring but important tasks — such as balancing a checkbook — often get left undone.
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Oops, I paid my credit card debt off too fast

Sienna Kossman

Paying down debt too quickly can be just as stressful as holding debt in the first place, or so I recently learned.
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3 ways to alleviate financial stress

Sienna Kossman

Over the past few months I’ve decided to combat my financial stress in more constructive ways instead of over-indulging or ignoring obligations. Here are some tips that have worked for me that may refresh your financial outlook:
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