Why a trip to NYC is worth it

July 31, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Remember back in May when I went to NYC and lost my bag full of stuff? Well this past weekend I went back for a vacation do-over and I have to tell you…it was awesome.  I normally don’t travel in the summer, especially to big cities, because it’s hot and overcrowded with […]

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Vacation money: Pay with cash or credit card?

July 30, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  I’m fresh off my vacation from NYC and I can’t stop thinking about how our money habits change while we are on vacation.  Do your money habits change while you are travelling.  I am not only talking about spending money, but how you actually manage your money. I will be the first […]

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Old money habits die hard

July 28, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  As you know I have had my share of money problems in the past.  I lived on credit cards, I spent more than I could afford to pay off each month (as well as years later) and I continued to apply for credit when I maxed out my existing cards.  I think […]

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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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