Dear Prudence video: My wife spends too much money.

Help! My Wife Is a Spendthrift.

Help! My Wife Is a Spendthrift.

Advice on manners and morals.
Dec. 3 2014 3:57 PM

My Wife Is a Spendthrift

She thinks I’m nuts for wanting to save for retirement.

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Still courtesy of Slate.

In this week’s video, Prudie counsels a young married man concerned about his wife's lack of frugality.

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