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Marriage Kids and Money

Are you looking to improve your family's financial wellness and create a life of true wealth and happiness? The Marriage Kids and Money Podcast is dedicated to helping you do just that. Each week, Andy Hill interviews millionaire parents, couples who have reached financial independence, and financial industry experts like Jill Schlesinger, Chris Hogan, Paula Pant, JL Collins and Rachel Cruze (the daughter of Dave Ramsey). These interviews are meant to provide you with easy-to-understand information and actionable takeaways you can use to give your family the life they deserve. With over 250 episodes and counting, Marriage Kids and Money has been the recipient of multiple awards such as "Best Family Finance Content" by Plutus and has been featured in major media outlets like US News and World Report, CNBC and Kiplingers. Show topics include everything from how to pay off your mortgage early to how to help your kids become future millionaires (who are generous). Join the family wealth-building conversation by listening to this 5-star rated family empowering podcast today!
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Are you looking to improve your family's financial wellness and create a life of true wealth and happiness?

The Marriage, Kids and Money Podcast is dedicated to helping you do just that. Each week, Andy Hill interviews millionaire parents, couples who have reached financial independence, and financial industry experts like Chris Hogan, Paula Pant, JL Collins and Rachel Cruze (the daughter of Dave Ramsey).

These interviews are meant to provide you with easy-to-understand information and actionable takeaways you can use to give your family the life they deserve.

With over 200 episodes and counting, Marriage, Kids and Money has been nominated as “Best Podcast of the Year” and been awarded “Best Family Finance Blog” by Plutus. Show topics include everything from how to pay off your mortgage early to how to help your kids become future millionaires (who are generous).

Join the family wealth-building conversation by listening to this 5-star rated family empowering podcast today!

May 23, 2022

Is your Roth IRA losing money and you don't know why?

Meghan Rabuse, aka the Family Finance Mom, joins me to discuss why your investment accounts might not be growing lately.

We discuss the state of the stock market and what investors can do to stay calm in uncertain times.

Also, Kevin from Indiana just paid off his mortgage in just 2 years! He shares what this huge financial milestone means for his family tree. 

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Family Finance Mom (website):  https://familyfinancemom.com/ 

GUEST BIO

Meghan spent nearly a decade as a Financial Analyst, before spending the last 7+ as a SAHM to three little ones.

She shares simple money tips for moms to help their family reach their financial goals by building a financial plan they can LIVE with!

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This show may contain affiliate links or links from our advertisers where we earn a commission, direct payment or products.

Opinions are the creators alone.

Information shared on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only and should not be considered as professional advice.

Marriage Kids and Money (www.marriagekidsandmoney.com) is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

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Podcast Artwork:  Liz Theresa

Editor:  Podcast Doctors

May 20, 2022

It feels good when your partner has your back. You know that they are there for you when it matters.

But should you always have your spouse's back no matter what?

In this episode of Bread & Wine, we explore this question and share our takeaways on what it means to have your partner's back. 

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Podcast Artwork:  Weir Digital Marketing

Creative Director / Show Mastermind:  Nicole Hill

Editor:  Andy Hill

May 16, 2022

Shane and his wife are a mortgage-free millionaire couple at 36 years old! They are wondering what to do with their money now. 

I share 5 ideas for them to consider in this stage of their life. 

Also, we hear from Josh Miller from Michigan who achieved Coast FIRE in his 30's after saving and investing over $600,000. 

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This show may contain affiliate links or links from our advertisers where we earn a commission, direct payment or products.

Opinions are the creators alone.

Information shared on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only and should not be considered as professional advice.

Marriage Kids and Money (www.marriagekidsandmoney.com) is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

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Podcast Artwork:  Liz Theresa

Editor:  Podcast Doctors

May 9, 2022

I'm sure you've heard that renting is wasting your money. But is that really true?

Let’s explore the renting vs. buying a home debate and discuss some pros and cons along the way.

Also, we chat with Dan Rocatto from Credible about why the housing market is so crazy right now.

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DISCLAIMER

This show may contain affiliate links or links from our advertisers where we earn a commission, direct payment or products.

Opinions are the creators alone.

Information shared on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only and should not be considered as professional advice.

Marriage Kids and Money (www.marriagekidsandmoney.com) is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

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Podcast Artwork:  Liz Theresa

Editor:  Podcast Doctors

 

May 2, 2022

Wondering what it takes to become a millionaire in today's world?

Jace Mattinson and Clark Sheffield, hosts of the Millionaires Unveiled Podcast, share what they've learned after interviewing over 200 real-life millionaires. 

In this BEST OF MKM episode from 2021, Jace and Clark break down millionaire habits, millionaire investing strategies and they bust some millionaire myths as well. 

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This show may contain affiliate links or links from our advertisers where we earn a commission, direct payment or products.

Opinions are the creators alone.

Information shared on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only and should not be considered as professional advice.

Marriage Kids and Money (www.marriagekidsandmoney.com) is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

CREDITS

Podcast Artwork:  Liz Theresa

Editor:  Podcast Doctors

 

Apr 25, 2022

If you're raising a teenager and looking at the cost of higher education, you may be asking yourself ... is college worth it?

Dan Sheeks, Author of "First to a Million: A Teenager's Guide to Achieving Early Financial Independence", shares how parents and teens can make the decision to go to college or not.

Also, on our Internet Money segment, we hear from Vee Weir who makes $10k per year dog sitting through Rover!

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Podcast Artwork:  Liz Theresa

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Apr 18, 2022

Working on paying off your mortgage early?

You may be wondering if it makes sense for you to stop investing to become mortgage-free faster.

I review my thoughts on the subject and why Coast FIRE may be a good goal to consider first. 

Also, we hear from Amber Sauer who earned a 6-month sabbatical from work after paying off her $250,000 mortgage early.

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Apr 15, 2022

When I found the FIRE Movement, I really did not like my career path. I found myself saving a lot and scrutinizing every purchase my family made. 

Did I like FIRE or did I just dislike my career?

Nicole's interest in FIRE and saving more has amplified over the past couple of years too. 

In this episode of Bread & Wine, we discuss this question and we review Nicole's next steps in her career path. 

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Information shared on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only and should not be considered as professional advice.

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Podcast Artwork:  Weir Digital Marketing

Creative Director / Show Mastermind:  Nicole Hill

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Apr 11, 2022

John Delony knows all about financial trauma.

Having experienced financial trauma personally and helping others get through it, he knows the signs of it and how to manage it.

In this interview, John Delony gives advice to others who’ve experienced financial trauma and are working to overcome the emotional effects of the recent pandemic.

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GUEST BIO - JOHN DELONY

Dr. John Delony is a national best-selling author, mental health and wellness expert and host of The Dr. John Delony Show.

He holds two PhDs – one in Counselor Education and Supervision and another in Higher Education Administration. Before joining Ramsey Solutions, John spent two decades working as a senior leader at multiple universities, a professor and researcher, and crisis responder.

Now as a Ramsey Personality, he teaches people how to reclaim their lives from the madness of the modern world.

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Apr 4, 2022

With the Russian invasion of Ukraine, some folks are feeling uneasy about investing. Uncertain times can create nervous investors. 

In this episode, I share why I think now is a great time to invest and how to get started. 

Also, we hear from Andi Thieman from PennyLoafer, who shares how their platform makes giving easy. 

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Andi Thieman's background is in nonprofit consulting and human services planning. While she started out in tech sales and account management, most of her career has focused on strategic planning, capacity-building, grant writing, and best practice research for nonprofits and public agencies.

PennyLoafer combines her experience in tech start ups with her in-depth knowledge of the nonprofit sector to help make charitable giving easier for individual donors. 

Andi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Community Development from Penn State University and a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh.

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This show may contain affiliate links or links from our advertisers where we earn a commission, direct payment or products.

Opinions are the creators alone.

Information shared on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only and should not be considered as professional advice.

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Mar 28, 2022

Looking to pay off debt but you have a low income?

Jessi Fearon, the author of the new book Getting Good With Money, shares how reaching debt freedom is possible making $50k per year or less. 

Also, we hear from Brandyn Rodriguez who paid off $137,000 of debt in 5 years!

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Guest Bio – Jessi Fearon

Jessi Fearon is a personal finance writer and coach who seeks to challenge, encourage, and equip women to take the steps they need to achieve financial freedom.

She firmly believes in living a real life on a budget and that personal finance is, in fact, personal. She seeks to help others learn how to make their money work for them.

Jessi has written guest posts for popular websites like DaveRamsey.com, MSN Money, MoneySavingMom.com, Clark.com, TheHumbledHomemaker.com, Popsugar.com, and HuffPo.

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DISCLAIMER

This show may contain affiliate links or links from our advertisers where we earn a commission, direct payment or products.

Opinions are the creators alone.

Information shared on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only and should not be considered as professional advice.

Marriage Kids and Money (www.marriagekidsandmoney.com) is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

Mar 21, 2022

Taking the plunge into homeownership can be a big undertaking.

And in a hot real estate market like this, it's no wonder families are stressed out trying to make homeownership a reality.

One major topic that comes up time and time again is around the home down payment and if you REALLY need to go for 20% down or not.

We explore this question by looking at the pros and cons of going with a 20% down payment or not. 

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Julie Berninger is a 7-figure business owner and work-at-home Mom who left corporate after 10 years. She helps people start side hustles selling printables on Etsy.

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DISCLAIMER

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Information shared on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only and should not be considered as professional advice.

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Mar 18, 2022

We've been practicing the empathetic parenting method for the better part of 10 years now. 

Nicole and I pause for a tick and ask ourselves, "Is it working?"

We review empathetic parenting in our home and discuss some takeaways after trying it out for a while. 

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Opinions are the creators alone.

Information shared on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only and should not be considered as professional advice.

Marriage Kids and Money (www.marriagekidsandmoney.com) is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

Mar 14, 2022

Most of us are aware of traditionally retiring in our 60s or 70s and what life might be like when we’re old and gray. 

But what if you could add another 20-30 years on that retirement timeframe? And have your spouse retire along with you?

Well, that’s what we’re going to discuss today and the person who’s going to help us with that discussion is Maggie Tucker.  

Maggie recently gave notice at her job and will be moving into early retirement this spring. We’re going to learn more about that decision, how she prepared and some advice for others interested in early retirement. 

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Guest Bio – Maggie Tucker

Maggie Tucker is Vice President of Marketing for InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). Her professional experience includes multiple digital, marketing, and leadership roles in Fortune 500 companies.

She is passionate about minimalism, simple living, and helping people on their journeys through life. She is an active volunteer in her community and has served on many advisory and non-profit boards.

She lives in Atlanta, GA with her husband and 3 daughters.

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MKM Coaching:  Request your free 15-minute consultation

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DISCLAIMER

This show may contain affiliate links or links from our advertisers where we earn a commission, direct payment or products.

Opinions are the creators alone.

Information shared on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only and should not be considered as professional advice.

Marriage Kids and Money (www.marriagekidsandmoney.com) is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

Mar 7, 2022

With housing prices soaring, it can be hard to save up for your home down payment. 

Lately, there's a growing group of people wondering if investing for short-term goals like a home down payment is a smart way to go. 

I share my experience with investing my home down payment and what I learned from doing this.

Also, we heard from Treger Strasberg, Founder of Humble Design, about how they're helping people who are homeless find hope in a furnished home.  

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Humble Design:  Helping people who are homeless find hope. 

Guest Bio – Treger Strasberg (Humble Design)

Treger Strasberg formed Humble Design, a national non-profit in 2009 to assist families coming out of homeless shelters with the process of rebuilding their home lives. The mission: to turn four bare walls into a clean, dignified and welcoming home by repurposing gently used household goods.

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Family Wealth and Happiness:  10 Steps to a Better Tomorrow (Today)

How We Paid Off Our 15 Year Mortgage in 5 Years

50% to 10%:  Why We're Happy Saving Less in FIRE Journey

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MKM Coaching:  Request your free 15-minute consultation

YouTube

Instagram 

Voicemail

Merch Store

DISCLAIMER

This show may contain affiliate links or links from our advertisers where we earn a commission, direct payment or products.

Opinions are the creators alone.

Information shared on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only and should not be considered as professional advice.

Marriage Kids and Money (www.marriagekidsandmoney.com) is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

Mar 5, 2022

Is depression real? Or is it something that can be solved?

Nicole and I discuss how both of us view depression in our relationship and our views on the subject.

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DISCLAIMER

This show may contain affiliate links or links from our advertisers where we earn a commission, direct payment or products.

Opinions are the creators alone.

Information shared on this podcast is for entertainment purposes only and should not be considered as professional advice.

Marriage Kids and Money (www.marriagekidsandmoney.com) is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

Feb 28, 2022

Interested in FIRE and retiring early? Well, you might need a bridge account that helps fund your lifestyle from early retirement to traditional retirement.

To help us with this intricate plan, I've invited The Landshark to today's podcast. This anonymous personal finance blogger retired early at 43 and used a bridge account to make it possible. 

We discuss the details of this FIRE bridge account and how you can make one too. 

Also, we hear from Brad Long from Atlanta who recently achieved Coast FIRE after achieving a $1 Million net worth. 

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Landshark:  Personal Finance FIRE Blog

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Guest Bio – Landshark

Financially independent Landshark who hates debt, saves aggressively, and invests in index funds.

Retiring in 2022 from a career practicing law.

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Feb 21, 2022

If you received a $1 million inheritance, how would that change your life?

How could you take that blessing and make it your way out of a job you don't enjoy?

That's what an anonymous listener wants to know. 

I share my thoughts on what I'd do with a $1 million inheritance. 

Also, we learn how Sami Womack increased her net worth to $350,000 by age 33!

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Guest Bio – Sami Womack

Sami Womack is the brains behind A Sunny Side Up Life. Her weekly chart-topping podcast has been downloaded over 190,000 times. When she’s not downing caramel coffee and rocking a little girl on her hip (literally), she’s creating content, collaborating with finance/minimalist organizations, and inspiring women all over the world to live an intentional life.

She began this journey with her high school sweetheart, Daniel, and a debt price tag of $490,000. They both took control of their family’s finances by downsizing, budgeting, and changing habits. From this experience, A Sunny Side Up Life was born.

Today, Sami owns this business helping women get through dark times and experience the life-altering magic of intentional living.

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Feb 14, 2022

If you're thinking about divorce or in the midst of one, this episode is for you.

Raiford Palmer, the author of the new book "I Just Want This Done", shares how successful people divorce without losing their kids, money and minds. 

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Guest Bio – Raiford Palmer

Raiford Dalton Palmer, J.D., AAML is a long-time Illinois family law attorney and managing shareholder of Chicagoland-based STG Divorce Law where he focuses on complex divorce cases, especially those involving high net worth individuals. His work includes litigation, collaborative divorce, mediation, as well as premarital and postmarital agreements. He won multiple jury and bench trials and managed numerous successful arbitrations and mediations. Raiford has also argued an appeal before the Illinois Appellate Court. His background before family law includes business formation, business transactions, and corporate litigation.

A multi-year winner of client service awards from Avvo as well as a multiple awardee of the SuperLawyer and LeadingLawyer designation for family law in Illinois, he is a frequent lecturer on Illinois divorce law and law firm management topics. Raiford is also a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and Collaborative Law Illinois.

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Feb 7, 2022

With stocks down and inflation up, it can feel like an uneasy time to be a new investor! 

Meghan Rabuse, aka Family Finance Mom, explains how investors should proceed during these uneasy times.

Also, we're talking prenups! JustLaw founder Jason Gabbard joins me to discuss the advantages of a prenuptial agreement and how JustLaw makes the process easy. 

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Family Finance Mom:  Meghan Rabuse's weekly podcast!

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Guest Bio – Meghan Rabuse

Meghan spent nearly a decade as a Financial Analyst, before spending the last 7+ as a SAHM to three little ones.

She shares simple money tips for moms to help their family reach their financial goals by building a financial plan you can LIVE with!

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Feb 5, 2022

There are certain things that make Nicole anxious ... a messy house, unfinished projects, and general clutter. 

Andy, on the other hand, can live through it and live with it just fine.

In today's Bread & Wine, we discuss why Andy is the way he is and what he can do to help reduce the anxiety in the Hill house. 

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Jan 31, 2022

The number of workers who left their jobs last year broke records. By some estimates, nearly 40 million people quit their jobs in the US. 

Today, we're speaking with someone who recently left their high-paying career and is now easing into early retirement. 

Kristen is a former CPA, who retired early last year to spend more time with her family and pursue personal passions after 15+ years working long hours in a stressful career. 

She shares how she was able to financially prepare for this change and what life looks like now in her early retirement. 

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Guest Bio – Kristen from Arizona

I'm a 39-year-old, former CPA, who retired early last year to spend more time with my family and pursue personal passions after 15+ years working long hours in a stressful career.

I'm married to my best friend 6 years ago and we have one young child. I write about our family's journey to financial independence and early retirement (FI/RE) on my blog, RichFrugalLife.com.

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Jan 24, 2022

Nir Eyal is on a mission to help us all become indistractable.

Technology has done a lot of wonderful things for us over the last decade. Tasks that were once extremely time-consuming or monotonous are now a lot more simple.

On the flip side, we can become extremely distracted by technology and it can keep us from focusing on what matters most. And for me, that’s family.

Nir shares how parents, like me, can control our attention and choose our lives ... while still living with the benefits of technology.

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Guest Bio – Nir Eyal

Nir Eyal writes, consults, and teaches about the intersection of psychology, technology, and business. Nir previously taught as a Lecturer in Marketing at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford.

Nir co-founded and sold two tech companies since 2003 and was dubbed by The M.I.T. Technology Review as, “The Prophet of Habit-Forming Technology.” Bloomberg Businessweek wrote, “Nir Eyal is the habits guy. Want to understand how to get app users to come back again and again? Then Eyal is your man.”

He is the author of two bestselling books, Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products and Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life.

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Jan 17, 2022

Does it make sense to pay off your mortgage if you lose the mortgage interest tax deduction?

This is a common question people struggle with who are considering paying off their mortgage. Let's explore if keeping your mortgage for the tax savings makes sense.

Also, we hear from Jon Banker from Colorado who recently paid off his mortgage early. We discuss why he did this even with a mortgage at 3% interest. 

Last, but not least, my son Calvin joins me for a new segment called "The Good Word". 

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Jan 15, 2022

I have a bad habit of trying to solve my wife's problems ... when she's not asking for me to solve them.

Does this happen in your relationship?

Nicole and I discuss this reoccurring bad habit of mine and ways I can work to become a better listener and partner. 

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