Dollars and cents don’t sound like the most romantic relationship topic for your next date night. However, properly communicating about finances in committed relationships is a key tool for relationship happiness. Listen to today’s show to learn how and why you need to talk finances with your partner.

In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include:

  • How communicating about your budget can create more intimacy.
  • Why it’s a good thing that finances force us to adapt and change within our relationship.
  • Understanding your individual emotional connections to money.
  • How to communicate your core principles around money and why it’s so important.
  • Steps to have constructive arguments surround finances and other relationship issues.
  • And much more!

Russell Baxter is a Licensed Professional Counselor that runs Foundations Counseling in Grapevine, TX. He has created a specific curriculum for both couples and counselors to navigate finances in relationships. He is currently finishing his new book “Sharing Your Heart, Sharing Your Treasure”, which will be released by the end of 2018.

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