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Author: EazyTarget One star, 50 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 6776  
Subject: Re: Article on Managing Family Finances Date: 8/20/2000 11:51 PM
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Okay, I see what you're saying. But I dunno. I think there's a major difference between accepting your husband/wife doesn't know a thing about finances and wants nothing to do with them, and a husband/wife that totally disregards the financial well-being of the household. It seemed like the article was saying "it's okay if this person just totally ignores what you're saying to him and goes out and spends all this money when he knows it's not good cause you need the money for bills or savings or whatever, so just scream at him every so often and handle finances yourself and it'll be fine."

You don't have to change a person. The guy doesn't need to all of a sudden start managing his finances better. But he can't just disregard the wife and just go out spending all this money all the time and doing whatever he wants. There has to be mutual accountability.

Just my thoughts.

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