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Hi Mike!

You've definitely got a problem here, and as I see it, the problem seems to be more with communication than anything else.

Perhaps you could get your wife interested in reading this board and perhaps getting involved in posting. As of now, debt isn't her main concern, and that's unfortunate.

I think the ideal situation is if you both could agree to allow you to be the one who handles the bills. That way, you'd be able to pay off the accounts as you deem necessary and she won't have to be concerned with it.

Another suggestion might be to show your wife a projection of how much money you could have to invest or use in other ways if you weren't being bogged down by the credit debt. I think you've got to find a way to get her motivated to want to become Foolish, so to speak, and that may be one way to do it--by having goals to strive for.

Good luck with this, and let us know how it works out.

...but I still am...

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