How The Military Can Prepare Financially for Adoption or Fertility

By moneylauracoleman | Apr 14, 2020

About 4 years ago I was sitting at a Yellow Ribbon event for a Army reserve unit in Georgia. A couple came in to see me to discuss their finances. They were both older, no children, and facing a deployment. As we began to discuss their finances, they seemed to want to talk about something, but they seemed embarrassed to talk about it. I thought they were embarrassed about how they were managing their finances, but as I asked more probing questions, the truth finally came out. We discussed how the military can prepare financially for adoption or fertility because they wanted to borrow money to pay for IVF.

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Overcoming The Emotional Stigmas of Infertility

By moneylauracoleman | Apr 6, 2020

On today’s episode on The Adoption and Fertility Finance Show, host Laura Coleman interviews Frances Jones, author and fertility coach from Hearts Desires Fulfillment Coaching. Frances shares deep feelings about her 20 year infertility journey and how she came to terms with her desire to be a mother and the reality of her infertility.

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What To Discuss In Your Money Date During Quarantine

By moneylauracoleman | Mar 29, 2020

Despite all the upheaval in our lives, I want to make sure you are still having your weekly Money Date and reviewing your Year Planning goals. I know it can be tempting to change your schedule and stop having your meeting. However, now is more important than ever to be on the same page as your spouse or partner.

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How To Recover From Financial Mistakes

By moneylauracoleman | Mar 9, 2020

We all make financial mistakes. On today’s episode of The Adoption and Fertility Finance Show, your host Laura Coleman admits to a recent financial mistake. Learn what thoughts you need to have to help you overcome those mistakes and what conversation do you need to have during your Money Date, so that mistake doesn’t occur again.

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How To Avoid Squirrel Moments With Your Money

By moneylauracoleman | Mar 2, 2020

Squirrel moments are those things that distract us from what we truly want, but they are so shiny and alluring that we forget what our reason behind our goal. Laura provides some tips on how you can avoid those squirrel moments that delay your goals.

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How Do You Chase Happiness When Your Life Sucks?

By moneylauracoleman | Feb 24, 2020

Sometimes your journey to being a forever family feels long! Sometimes things don’t go as planned! You will love listening to Lisa Norman today on The Adoption and Fertility Finance Show about how to keep your mindset healthy as you chase your dreams.

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Tips On Teaching Kids About Money

By moneylauracoleman | Feb 17, 2020

How do you teach a three year old about money? What about a newly adopted pre-teen? Stephanie Pyke from MoneyLit talks with Laura Coleman on The Adoption and Fertility Finance Show about how to teach children about human capital.

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Balancing Your Retirement With Your Needs Of Today

By moneylauracoleman | Feb 10, 2020

Michelle and Laura share ideas about how to use money dates to realign priorities and goals with your partner. Whether you choose quarterly or annual money dates, remember to keep checking in with each other regularly to be sure that your finances are aligned with your values.

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Steps to set up a business to raise money for Adoption or Fertility

By moneylauracoleman | Feb 3, 2020

We want to make enough money to have a debt-free adoption or fertility procedure. So, if you are making more than $3,000, you’ll want to be able to take advantage of tax deductions and change it from a hobby business to a for-profit business.

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