May 8th, 2011
Our Comment by J. David Lewis – This is a good article to illustrate the kinds of money conversations that are very important in families. There is More to Money than Money®. We share it here to help our friends think about this facet of money in everyone’s life. It is important to recognize how personal feelings are affected by the ways couples discuss and use money.
“Last week, when chatting on the phone at work with Joe, I mentioned that I had purchased online a $20 pair of pajamas for my niece.
“They were $29,” he said.
“Excuse me?” I replied.
“They were $29,” he said. “I just happened to be looking at our statement.”
“You are driving me crazy,” I said. Like many situations that get on my nerves, this is one of my own creation. It started with……….”
Read Katherine Rosman’s article via Its Time to Be a Grown-Up With Money – WSJ.com.
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