love and money

The One Thing No One Tells You About Getting Married

If you’ve been to a wedding, you’ve experienced the beauty of witnessing two souls binding…

Master the Cheap Date (Without Being Cheap)

The bill arrives for dinner. Yikes. You didn’t anticipate spending that much money. But what…

Who Should You Buy Presents For During Christmas?

Christmas present purchasing can be a sort of mixed bag. There are people you want…

How Should You Spend Money During the Holidays?

Americans will spend over $700 billion on Christmas this year. That’s a lot of Hatchimals.…

WATCH: Jon Acuff Shares His Best Career Advice

On a RELEVANT exclusive backstage interview with Jon Acuff, the author and speaker shares the…

4 Things Every Pastor Needs to Hear

At a certain point, pastors can become sort of functional to us. They’re just resources…

5 Unexpected Financial Geniuses Who Will Change What You Think You Know About Money

Managing money can be hard. But, along with following sound, proven principles, sometimes, it’s helpful…

5 Questions to Ask If You’re Over Budget Every Month

You blew it. You went over your allotted spending amount, and now your monthly budget…

5 Things Every Couple Needs to Know Before They Get Engaged

  Yes, the lead up to getting married is stressful. There’s a lot to think…

Watch Johnnyswim Answer Relationship Questions and Give Date Night Advice

We could not love these two more. Their love is so bright, you can see…

4 Awesome GoFundMe Campaigns Worth Donating to Right Now

A rise in online fundraising in the past few years has helped local families cope…

Taking Care of the Poor: The Most Ignored Command in the Bible?

  Trying to determine the Bible’s most commonly discussed subject is difficult. The Bible is…

Fall in Love With the Person, Not Their Money

They experience a lifestyle that seems impossible for you to ever attain. It appears that…

Should You Really Buy a House?

Why do you want to buy a house? God has designed us to live and…

3 Dating Truths Every Christian Needs to Know

I dusted off one of my old journals the other day. I’ll be honest – not…

How to Prepare for a Major Financial Emergency

Major emergencies, like losing a job, are rare. They occur on a much less regular…

6 Love Lessons From the Netflix Rom-Com ‘Set It Up’

The premise of Set It Up is simple and perfect for a romantic comedy: Two…

When NOT to Have the Debt Conversation With Your Boyfriend or Girlfriend

The statistics on money and marriage are dire. In surveys on divorce, divorced couples frequently…

6 Surprising Stats That Show How Differently Men and Women Feel About Relationships

Men are not from Mars and women are not from Venus. In fact, men and…

10 Signs You Need Marriage Counseling

I’m well aware that counseling—specifically marriage counseling—often gets seen as a last resort. We think…

Codependence Is Not Oneness: What Christians Get Wrong About Relationships

Many people believe they have fallen in love, only to realize their “love” is based…

How to Put Financial Stress On Your Marriage Before You Even Say “I Do”

Right now, money is the last thing on your mind. You are in love. You…

Have We Gotten ‘Render Unto Caesar What Is Caesar’s’ All Wrong?

The Bible is the best-selling book of all time and, like any other book, it…

Is the First Year of Marriage Really the Hardest?

You hear it all the time. From marriage experts to married couples to people who…

Don’t Get Married Because You’re in Love

“They’re just so in love …” There’s a disturbing trend that’s sweeping our culture: people getting married because…

Chris Pratt Is Right: Even ‘Good’ Divorces Are Really, Really Hard

I was speaking with a friend about his upcoming marriage when he told me he…

9 Stages of Every Millennial Breakup

Oh great, it’s time to break up. On the one hand, congrats! This is a…

Why Fights About Money Could Be Signs of Greater Problems In Your Marriage

Fighting about finances can feel like a symptom of marriage itself, something inevitable and impossible…

Rich and DawnCheré Wilkerson Bust the Myth of Marriage Counseling

Each week on the Love and Money Podcast, brought to you by brightpeak, hosts Rafael Robert,…

5 Dumb Ideas Christian Singles Have Heard

It’s been proven that millennials are waiting longer to settle down than generations prior, though…

4 Mistakes Everyone Makes When Talking to Their Partner About Finances

Yes, money is hard to talk about, especially when you’re talking about it with your…

Jon Acuff on the Dangers of Conflating ‘Job’ and ‘Calling’

Each week on The Love & Money Podcast, we ask one of our expert guests…

6 Times Musicians Actually Made Money Relatable

In regards to money and fortune, sometimes artists just can’t seem to get it right.…

10 Things Every Person (Couple) Has Felt While Doing Their Taxes

At its best, doing taxes is an annoying and tiresome weekend. At its worst, doing…

Debt, It’s Not All Bad

One of the secrets to achieving financial freedom is learning to manage debt wisely. It…

Here Are 3 Things Every Really Happy Couple Does (And Doesn’t Do)

A few nights ago, I asked a friend what he and his wife had planned…

Everything You Need to Know About Buying an Engagement Ring

So, it’s time. You think it’s time anyway. How do people know? Do you ever…

Dating Tips for Tipping on Dates

Taking someone out to eat at an elegant or even a semi-decent restaurant (not Chili’s)…

Why ‘This Is Us’ Is Still Making You Cry in Season 2

This season of This Is Us maintains its level of evocative, emotional storylines, which is…

Saying ‘Marriage Is Hard’ All the Time Isn’t Helping

Shortly before our wedding, someone gave me and my husband this advice: “Marriage is good.…