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Practical Planning Tip: Who You Decide To Marry - Money Mindset

April 08, 2024

Today we’re going to continue our discussion on why The Most Important Financial Decision most people make is Who they Decide To Marry.”

 

Specifically, we are going to cover a spouses Money mindset: It’s important to evaluate whether your significant other views money as a tool or a scorecard. Certain people have too much of their identity tied to their money and the things that money can buy. Sadly, this is not an uncommon characteristic, especially in some Jewish communities. This relationship with money will put your family on the hedonistic treadmill, where buying goods will spark temporary joy in your life, followed very quickly with losing interest, becoming depressed, and needing to buy something else. This is an expensive and futile way to live.

On the other hand, if your spouse views money as a tool that allows them to live a Torah lifestyle, enjoy themselves, help others, and do mitzvot, this will enhance one’s life and financial well-being.


You can WATCH the full video here.