Real money stories from behind closed doors

Some couples struggle, one is a spender and the other a saver. Other couples struggle with how to live when they have hundreds of thousands of dollars of debt. One couple agonizes over the cost of groceries — even though they have a net worth of $8 million

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Episode 70. “My husband thinks savings for our kids’ education is a waste of money”

Episode 69. “We make almost $300k per year but we can’t afford our mortgage”

Episode 68. “I just learned he took out a secret $100,000 loan—two years ago”

Episode 67. “We spend $3,000/month on groceries for our 5 kids, and it’s ruining us”

Episode 66. “I’m marrying him in 1 month—but our finances are terrifying me” 

Episode 65. “I make $200k/month. He makes $2k. Who pays for dates?” (Part 2)

Episode 64. “My boyfriend is perfect… except he’s broke” (Part 1)

Episode 63. “How to stop feeling guilty about money—no matter your income”

Episode 62. “Why are we waiting for payday if we make $140k?”

Episode 61. “I am going to die in 5 years. Should I quit my job?” (Part 2)

Episode 60. “My health is in question, but I don’t want to stop making money” (Part 1)

Episode 59. “98% of our net worth is in real estate. Are we in trouble?”

Episode 58. “If we want to retire, we’d have to live on $36k”

Episode 57. “I feel ashamed about having another child because we’re still renting”

Episode 56. “We have $200,000, but we’re afraid to take a vacation”

Episode 55. “My top 5 lessons from one year of interviewing couples about money”

Episode 54. “We grew up poor—but we could be millionaires” (Part 2)

Episode 53. “We want to break the cycle of generational poverty, but we don’t know how” (Part 1)

Episode 52. “He hides purchases from me–and I let him”

Episode 51. “We went bankrupt, but I still have no boundaries with money”

Episode 50. “Maybe buying this condo was a mistake” (Part 2)

Episode 49. “Our housing expense unexpectedly went up $2K when we bought our first home” (Part 1)

Episode 48. “My husband needs a better job, but he hates the idea of earning more”

Episode 47. “We make $500k. Why are we carrying a balance on our credit cards?”

Episode 46. “The ghost of FIRE still haunts our money mindset—we can’t enjoy money”

Episode 45. “She tells me that it’s my fault we can’t live the life we want to live” 

Episode 44. “Trust in the universe, and it (or my partner) will provide”

Episode 43. “Our $300k income is variable and declining, but we aren’t adjusting our lifestyle”

Episode 42. “We’re worth $5.7 million but we’re arguing over the price of chocolates for Valentine’s day”

Episode 41. “My wife won’t admit her business is failing, and we constantly argue about it”

Episode 40. “We’re worth $5 million, but my wife nearly canceled our trip to save $200”

Episode 39. “She waited until we were engaged to reveal $100k of student loan debt”

Episode 38. “He owes his ex $70k/year, and it’s straining our finances and our relationship”

Episode 37. “My love language is spending money I don’t have”

Episode 36. “We make $145k per year but have $828k in debt — and feel totally paralyzed”

Episode 35. “If we can’t stop fighting about money, we’re going to break up”

Episode 34. “It’s unromantic if my boyfriend doesn’t pay for date night”

Episode 33. “We’re in debt, but I don’t want to make her go back to the corporate world” 

Episode 32. “We just got married, but I’m scared to combine our income and debts”

Episode 31. “Shopping at Target is like visiting a casino to me”

Episode 30. “I want to change—but can I keep the truck?”

Episode 29. “I never know when spending money on something will be an issue with him”

Episode 28. “What if we divorce and I end up homeless like my mom?”

Episode 27. “I don’t care about what he wants, I just want to win the argument”

Episode 26. “How do we create our Rich Life when we don’t trust and respect each other?”

Episode 25. “I want to pay for convenience, but my husband thinks it’s lazy”

Episode 24. “I’ve saved $0 for my upcoming unpaid maternity leave”

Episode 23. “I live in constant fear that our $425k income isn’t enough” 

Episode 22. “I’m quitting my job, but I’m worried my husband doesn’t support me”

Episode 21. Part 2: “I want to trust my wife with our money, but what if she blows everything?”

Episode 20. “My wife is going to divorce me unless I can stop being so cheap”

Episode 19. “My husband has been promising that we’ll buy a house in a few months… for five years”

Episode 18. “He’s the man & he should pay. We can’t go on like this any more”

Episode 17. “I think he should pay for everything because he’s the man”

Episode 16. “We’re worth $8 million but I comparison shop for strawberries”

Episode 15. “I have a $1 million trust fund and I’m scared to spend money on food”

Episode 14. “I hide my spending from my husband”

Episode 13. “I’m dumb with money and he’s making me feel worse”

Episode 12. “My husband won’t talk about money with me”

Episode 11. “My wife wants to quit her job, but I’m worried about money”

Episode 10. “Money is overwhelming, so we find instant gratification elsewhere”

Episode 9: “I hid thousands of dollars of credit card debt from my husband

Episode 8: “My wife is spending too much money”

Episode 7: “My parents keep expecting us to pay for them”

Episode 6: “We can’t afford to live in NYC, but my wife doesn’t want to leave the city”

Episode 5: “I paid off $50,000 of debt, but I still feel guilty buying toothpaste”

Episode 4: “My wife didn’t know I had $450,000 of debt until yesterday”

Episode 3: “My husband is going broke, but he won’t let me help”

Episode 2: “We’re worth over $1 million, but we’re so cheap, our friends don’t want to see us anymore”

Episode 1: “My husband doesn’t trust me to run our business”