Dialogue Questions About. . .Money

Key for Acronyms
DIFALD = Describe in full and loving detail
HDIF = How do I feel. . .?
HDIFA = How do I feel about. . .?
HDIFAT = How do I feel about that?
HDIFSTWY = How do I feel sharing this with you?
HDMAMMF = How does my answer make me feel?
HDTMMF = How does that make me feel?
MMF = . . .make me feel?
WAMFA = What are my feelings about. . .?
WAMFAT = What are my feelings about that?


1.  HDIFA tithing the first part of my wages to the Lord? DIFALD
2. HDIFA paying taxes? DIFALD
3. HDIFA how we pay our bills? DIFALD
4. HDIFA how we spend our money? DIFALD
5. What are my attitudes about money? HDMAMMF
6. Do I see us as financially responsible? HDMAMMF
7. HDIFA working out a budget and sticking to it? DIFALD
8. HDIFA when I/you balance the checkbook? DIFALD
9. HDIFA how we use our financial resources? DIFALD
10. HDIF when we make big financial decisions? DIFALD
11. HDIF when we’re faced with too many bills? DIFALD
12. HDIF when I want something we can’t afford? DIFALD
13. HDIF when you want something we can’t afford? DIFALD
14. HDIF when we want something we can’t afford? DIFALD
15. What is my biggest fear about our financial situation? HDMAMMF
16. What are the things that make it difficult for me to talk about money with you? HDMAMMF
17. How are we are different in how we make decisions about money? HDIFAT
18. How are we similar in how we make decisions about money? HDIFAT
19. HDIFA using a debit card for all of our purchases? DIFALD
20. HDIFA using credit cards for purchases? DIFALD
21. HDIFA our credit score? DIFALD
22. HDIFA borrowing money from a bank or other financial institution? DIFALD
23. HDIFA borrowing money from our parents/relatives? DIFALD
24. HDIFA co-signing loans for our adult children? DIFALD
25. HDIFA paying (or not paying) for our children’s weddings? DIFALD
26. HDIF when our budget is tight? DIFALD
27. HDIFA exposing our finances to identity thieves by making purchases online? DIFALD
28. HDIFA saving (or not saving) money to help pay for our child(ren)’s college education? DIFALD
29. Do I see myself as a generous person? HDMAMMF
30. Do I see you as a generous person? HDMAMMF
31. Am I a cheerful giver? HDMAMMF
32. What were my parents’ attitudes and behaviors toward their finances? HDMAMMF
33. Do we have a plan for how to handle our finances when we retire? HDMAMMF
34. HDIFA the amount of debt we have currently? DIFALD
35. Do we have enough financial resources to pay our own way after we retire? HDMAMMF
36. HDIFA long-term healthcare insurance? DIFALD
37. HDIFA term life insurance? DIFALD
38. HDIFA writing/updating a will for us? DIFALD
39. HDIFA secondary healthcare insurance after we reach age 65? DIFALD
40. Should we establish a trust for our financial assets? HDMAMMF
41. HDIFA paying our bills online? DIFALD
42. HDIFA the security of banking online? DIFALD
43. HDIFA our exposure to identity theft? DIFALD
44. HDIFA our long-term investments? DIFALD
45. HDIFA investing in the stock market? DIFALD
46. HDIFA investing in the bond market? DIFALD
47. Is our money mine, yours, or ours? HDMAMMF
48. Do we have enough savings? HDMAMMF
49. HDIFA our spending on clothing? DIFALD

50. HDIFA our spending on gifts? DIFALD