Here is a statistic I believe will shock you. The average age of widowhood is just 56 years old! For men, the average age of becoming a widower is 65.*
This blog is meant to encourage us to grow personally through the current pandemic. Unfortunately, tragic loss has been suffered personally by so many. We mourn with those who are experiencing such loss and recognize there is no benefit in your loss. One of my favorite speakers and authors, Andy Stanley, has a saying: ‘Pain with no gain is a shame’.
Your first thought when reading this title might be: “You obviously don’t know my spouse”.
We may not know your spouse but today we will provide insights based on our experience and on statistics that show couples who are both involved in their family finances will do best.
Although we are in the midst of a global pandemic that has been the source of great human loss, massive disruption, forced changes and challenges on most fronts, I find our environment in Canada to be one of the best, if not the best, in the world. I have an extensive list of reasons to be thankful.