Weekly roundup: Real Estate, Income and Stuff

July 25, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Tomorrow I am going to the Justin Timberlake concert.  Yes that’s right, I am 34 years old and I’m leaving my boyfriend on a Saturday night to go see a former boy band member live in concert.  Since we are being honest I should tell you that the ticket cost $190 and […]

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Dinks: Are we doing it all wrong?

July 24, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  I recently went home to visit my family and friends and I spent a day catching up with my best friend from childhood.  I have known her almost my entire life, I think we met when we were 6 and now we are both 33.  We’ve stayed friends all these years because […]

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Do you always listen to your spouse?

July 23, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  So you’ve said I do in front of your loved ones, or if you’re like me and my boyfriend Nick you’ve made more of a virtual commitment.  That’s just my way of saying I’ve been with my boyfriend for almost 15 years and we’re still dating.  The point of my story is […]

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Venus and Mars and Your Money

July 21, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  We’ve talked about how men are from Mars and women are from Venus when it comes to certain aspect of life such as in the office, but what about when it comes to your money?  If you and your spouse manage your money differently is it just a difference in your personalities […]

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Weekly roundup: Retirement and Debt

July 18, 2014

Good morning Dinks and Happy Friday.  We found some great posts for you to start your weekend off with some good reads.  Enjoy these posts from our personal finance friends. Money Talks News – The New American Dream: Getting Out of Debt Budgets Are Sexy – Challenge Everything Money Smart Guides – Types of Short […]

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Money after a divorce

July 16, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Today I want to talk about how our money habits have changed over the years.  People change for a variety of reasons such as adopting a new lifestyle, relocating to a new area and a milestone or life event.  When it comes to our money the same thing is true.  Sometimes our […]

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What’s your couples investment style?

July 14, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Let me ask you a question, do you and your spouse invest your money the same way?  There are so many ways for couples to invest together – literally and metaphorically.  As a financial planner and one half of a couple I have to say it’s a good idea to talk about […]

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Weekly roundup: Bankruptcy and Retirement

July 11, 2014

Happy Friday Dinks.  I saw this photo and thought it’s the perfect way to but you in a relaxing mood to start your Friday.  It’s weekend so let’s get it started with some great posts from our personal finance friends.  Enjoy! Man vs. Debt – You Want It. You Buy It. You Forget It. Modest […]

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How much money equals happiness?

July 10, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Yesterday I wanted to buy myself a new summer dress and I thought…hhhmmm better not.  I am close to already spending my personal allowance for the week and we still have two days to go. Even though I really wanted a new dress I didn’t need it.  I have several gorgeous dresses […]

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