Are you considering working with your spouse? Depending on how things are arranged, this could either be a great way to connect more or a complete disaster!
Nicole and I discuss the pros and cons of working together over the past year. We explore ways for our working relationship to improve so we can have a happy marriage too.
Holderness Family Interview: https://marriagekidsandmoney.com/podcast/holderness-family-everybody-fights/
Brian Preston from The Money Guy Show cautions young investors not to pay off the mortgage too early.
Here’s why he feels passionate about not rushing to have that paid-off house.
The Money Guy Show: https://www.moneyguy.com/
With the cost of college rising and rising year over year, as parents, we have to ask ourselves "Is college worth it?"
Nicole and I debate the topic and discuss our college plans for our children. We have some excellent contributions from the live stream audience and we share some collective takeaways on the "college vs. no college" debate.
UNest (brokerage for kids): http://www.marriagekidsandmoney.com/unest
Are you interested in learning about investing?
One of the best ways that I've grown my knowledge about the stock market and investing is through a good book.
Today, I'm sharing 10 books that helped me become a better investor and ones that I’d suggest to you as you discovering more about investing.
Also, we hear from Rishi Vamdatt of Easy Peasy Finance about investing for kids and how to get started.
Best Investing Books: http://www.marriagekidsandmoney.com/best-books-to-learn-about-investing
Easy Peasy Finance: https://www.easypeasyfinance.com/
Would you want to receive an inheritance from your parents?
At first glance, the answer might be "hell yeah"!
Nicole and I dive deeper into the subject and discuss the ramifications of getting money after Mom and Dad pass away.
We discuss the pros and cons of getting an inheritance from parents and what we want to do with our kids.
Trust & Will: https://www.marriagekidsandmoney.com/trustandwill
Vanguard (Taxable Brokerage for Inheritance): https://www.vanguard.com
"Lady of the Lake" Netflix Unsolved Mysteries: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt12924500/
Facebook Group: https://www.marriagekidsandmoney.com/Community
Nicole and I have seen some tough days in our relationship. There's been yelling, name-calling, and even marriage counseling.
We’ve also had excellent days where we’ve felt appreciated, loved, and thrilled that we’ve chosen to be with each other. So the big question is … How do we get more excellent days in our marriages?
Our guests today have a concept that may make that a possibility for a lot of us. Kaley and Nate Klemp are the writers behind the newly released “The 80/80 Marriage: A New Model for a Happier, Stronger Relationship”
80/80 Marriage (Book): https://amzn.to/3e3NgFz
In a relationship, there can be certain things that bother us about our partners.
Should we try to change them? Or love them just the way they are?
Nicole and I discuss a recent marriage fight we had about this very topic. We share what the argument was and our thoughts on if you should change your spouse or not.
The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman: https://amzn.to/2VtUtbw
Everybody Fights by Kim & Penn Holderness: https://amzn.to/36A2ca1
Sam Dogen from Financial Samurai shares how he was able to build up enough passive income to earn over $200,000 per year.
As a young father, he appreciates the opportunity to be there for his young family while still being able to provide a good life in San Francisco.
This is a "BEST OF MKM" episode from January 2020! Currently our most downloaded episode to date. Enjoy!
Personal Capital: http://www.personalcapital.com/mkm
In post-pandemic life, do you feel like you're constantly pressed for time? Lately, we're feeling like time is the new currency.
Nicole and I discuss how trying to do it all has been difficult and unhealthy for us both. We discuss some takeaways on how we're trying to improve.
Part of that improvement is realizing that time, just like money, is a finite resource.
Blackrocks Brewery: https://www.blackrocksbrewery.com/
Full Focus Planner: http://www.marriagekidsandmoney.com/fullfocusplanner