Author: Angela Wright

  • Protecting Your Home’s Privacy Online

    Did you know that anyone can view photos of your home online? From Google Street View for the outside to […]

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  • Should I Keep Investing During a Downturn?

    Chris Hughes reminds us why we should keep investing, even during big market declines. Investing Through The Downturn from Del […]

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  • The CARES Act – Three Videos from DMG!

    Join Richard Del Monte in a three part discussion of the recent CARES act, designed to provide financial relief to […]

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  • Open Enrollment Season Has Arrived!

    Medicare The annual Medicare Open Enrollment period for 2020 plans will run from October 15, 2019, to December 7, 2019. […]

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  • The Money Talk: A guide for couples to begin (or continue!) a money conversation

    Nearly half of all marriages end in divorce and money is named as the #1 cause of friction among couples.Money can be a sensitive subject, even taboo for many couples. Remember hearing your parents say “We never discuss money or politics at the dinner table?” We usually avoid talking about financial goals and spending until there’s a problem. By that time, the conversation starts as a blame game and both sides put up their defenses.Talking about money early, as a way to plan your future together, can be a bonding exercise rather than something that tears you apart. And if you missed the “talk early” memo, it’s never too late to start this in earnest. In fact, I encourage you to continue this conversation at least annually, and eventually bring your children into these meetings. Some families call this a Family Council or Summit meeting. You might be surprised by what you learn when you talk about this subject regularly!You don’t have to be financial soul mates or match up perfectly with your partner’s financial goals but you do need to know where you both stand. Understanding each of your financial goals and will help you see your money issues from both perspectives and make it easier to find solutions that work for both of you.

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