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Marriage_and_Finance_post - L ove , Marriage, Money. Topics...

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Love , Marriage, Money.
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Topics to Cover Monetary Decisions. Common Problems.
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Men vs. Women Nothing CLEAN to wear “We need a solution” Mr. Fix It Shopping Sprint Ex. Manual car Nothing NEW to wear “We need to talk” Empathy Shopping Marathon Ex. Automatic car
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Money 80% of your life is spent making or spending money. “Money is an emotional-laden thing” (Hira as cited in MacDonald, 2003). Disputes over money are said to be one of the top reasons for divorce.
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Money The median income of people age 20-29 in 2007 was $30,000. 30% of people 20 years of age in 2007 made $20,000 or below. This age group is 2x as likely to a negative net worth. Over 1/3 had student loans (Federal Reserve Statistic, 2007).
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Are men and women from different financial planets? Responsibilities divided along traditional gender lines. Men - large purchases & investing (Money, 2006).
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What Do You Think? Is this an accurate estimation? A- Women, True B- Women, False C- Men, True D- Men, False
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“The Better Money Manager” (Detroit News March 5, 2009). Women are better savers. Women preserve money & conservatively invest. Women are patient bargain hunters. Men make quick decisions.
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What Do You Think? Is the article correct? A- Women, Yes B- Women, No C- Men, Yes D- Men, No
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Working wives make over 1/3 of the family income. In a third of families wives make more money
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course FCE 238 taught by Professor Boyce during the Fall '07 term at Michigan State University.

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