Thursday, January 17, 2013

The 5 Money Personalities {Giveaway!}

Do you and your spouse agree financially?  Do you find yourselves fighting over money more than you would like?  It doesn't matter if you are newly-weds or "oldly-weds," decisions made about money affects your relationship.  It is especially frustrating when the husband-wife team do not see eye-to-eye on expenditures leading to ugly arguments that drive a wedge in your marriage.  We know that money/financial issues is the #1 cause of divorce in the US so learning how to get along financially is essential.

In the book The 5 Money Personalities by Scott & Bethany Palmer (aka The Money Couple) we learn how to speak the same love and money language as our spouse.  Challenging you to start with a 90 Day program the Palmer's first ask for your commitment (and even sign your name to it).  They want you to be 100% committed to making your financial relationship a priority by learning how to respect the wants/needs of each other and understand & respect your differences.

Then the Palmers introduce you to the 5 Money Personalities.  Saver, Spender, Risk-taker, Security Seeker and Flyer.  I bet you can already figure out where you fit...and probably your spouse too!   Breaking down the 5 personalities we are introduced to their strengths and weaknesses eventually learning how they can work together to reach common ground.

I enjoyed reading through this book, in fact, it came at a great time for us.  In the new year my husband and I were already struggling to find common ground on what was most important, where our money was going, where it should be going, etc.  This book is so much more than a "financial book."  It is truly a relationship and marriage book that helps you reclaim your marriage and eliminate the battles over money.

Since I have read this book I have scoured the money couples website for further information.  You can find their webpage and other helpful links below:

{The Giveaway}
How about you?  Are you ready to get a handle on your financial future and stop fighting with your spouse about money?  I am super excited that I can giveaway a copy of this book to one of my readers!!   Enter below using rafflecopter.  Giveaway ends Friday, January 25th at midnight.  Good luck!

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Scott and Bethany Palmer are regulars on national TV and radio and speak internationally about "love and money."  With 38 years of combined financial planning experience, they launched "The Money Couple: and have dedicated their lives to helping couples brig their love and money together with the 5 Money Personalities.  Scott and Bethany enjoy an active lifestyle in Colorado with their two young sons, Cole and Cade.

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  1. Ugh,definitely a spender. This book sounds really interesting!

  2. I'm a spender....I shop, shop, shop!!!! :D

  3. I am hopping over from Mosaic Reviews to say hi and to follow your blog. I look forward to becoming a new reader of yours. See you around! ~Elyse/Oiralinde

  4. Saying hey! Making the rounds from MR! :) Have a great weekend! :)

  5. Can you be a little bit of both? :) I'm coming over from Mosaic Reviews and I'm looking forward to working with everyone.

  6. I think I am a little of both, but mostly a saver!


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