Would you let the lottery ruin your life?

August 31, 2015

Winning the lottery is supposed to be prosperous.  It’s supposed to bring good luck and fortune in the form of money, but what if instead of a glamorous lifestyle all you get is more problems with more money. Would you prosper from winning the lottery? I have read story after story about how winning the […]

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Do you remember going back to school?

August 28, 2015

It’s the most wonderful time of the year.  It’s back to school and that means families all across the United States are getting their kids (and in some cases themselves) ready for back to school.  So let me ask you a question, even though you’re all grown up and work full time do you miss […]

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How Soon Should You Get Married After Being Engaged?

August 27, 2015

How long were you and your spouse engaged before you got married?  That seems to be the million dollar question for all couples.  My best friend just moved in with her boyfriend of one year.  Her parents were less than thrilled with her choice because she was committing to him without “any promise” – that’s […]

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This is Why I Never Want to Have Kids

August 26, 2015

I know this is a dual income no kids personal finance blog, so it should go without saying that I never want to have kids.  However something happened to me last weekend that just solidified my life choice is the right choice for me. Last Friday my best friend and I decided to take a […]

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Financial Advice for a Happy Marriage

August 24, 2015

Some say the secret to a happy marriage is communication, some say it’s honesty and others say it’s compromise.  Among other things, I personally think it’s a combination of all three…especially when it comes to money in your marriage. If you could go back to the first year of your marriage, what financial advice would […]

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Should Married Couples Merge Finances?

August 21, 2015

Here’s a question that a lot of couples want to know: Should married couples merge their finances?  I am not sure there’s a right or wrong answer.  If I base my answer on my relationship I would say no, but that’s what works for us.  However in some situations it’s easier for one person to […]

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What To Do With Your Unwanted Gift Cards

August 20, 2015

Have you ever opened a gift box or birthday card and found a gift card that you just don’t want?  I’m sure we’ve all been there.  So what do you do?  You probably smile politely, say thank you and then start creating a list of all the things you can do with your newfound unwanted […]

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How to Travel Alone and Be Safe

August 19, 2015

As you know I love travelling.  If I had access to unlimited money I would travel all the time.  Unfortunately my boyfriend doesn’t share the same passion.  Every single time I think of a fabulous destination or a weekend getaway I always ask him if he wants to come, even though I know the answer.  […]

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Why Uber is Ruining Everything

August 17, 2015

Have you ever had one of those life experiences with a complete stranger that made your heart break, even though you don’t know them?  This just happened to me in a 30 minute taxi ride on my way to the airport and I can’t stop thinking about it. As you know I am not a […]

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