Mistakes are one of the best things that can happen to you – as long as you learn from them. When I talk about my bankruptcy from 2001 I always say, “Mismanaging my money was horribly irresponsible of me, but it was one of the best things that ever happened to me.”
We weren’t able to save a lot for our son’s college education, and he’ll be going off to school in a couple of years. How can we make sure his school is paid for?
Many marriage counselors will tell you if a couple comes to agreement on four major issues — money, kids, religion and in-laws — they have a greater chance of forming a successful and lasting marriage.