Federal agents searched Silva’s home and the Stockton Kids Club last week, according to media reports.
“The most disadvantaged, economically disadvantaged children in our community were taken advantage of,” San Joaquin County District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar told reporters at a news conference Monday, the day after Silva was arrested.
More than 40% of couples surveyed by Country Financial recently said they didn’t discuss how they’d manage their money together ahead of tying the knot.
As a society, we’re not especially conditioned to speak intimately about our finances.
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Unlike before when I viewed dates and gift giving an investment, I was now making decisions about buying from my heart instead of my head.
The reality, however, is that if this relationship does go to the next level you will be making money decisions together.
Finding out if you are compatible when it comes to how you handle your daily money decisions could be a deal maker or a deal breaker. I knew I would get married someday and I wanted to have the BEST relationship ever so I picked up every “premarriage” book I could find.
According to a recent survey by Country Financial, 42% of couples do not talk about money before they are married. Each of those books helped give me a foundation so I knew what I was getting in to.
It’s not exactly first-date material, but at some point early on couples ought to start talking about money.
Best if the first discussion happens before the relationship takes a turn for the serious—like moving in together, getting engaged or married, or cosigning a loan.