Couples

Couples Date Night Ideas for your 20s, 30s and 40s

August 21, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Last night my boyfriend Nick and I met up after work to hang out and have a date night.  Do you want to know what we did?  We went to look at apartments.  Yes that is our new romantic thing to do, walk the streets of our city and visit potential apartments […]

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Are you jealous of your spouse?

August 11, 2014

They say that marriage is through good times and bad.  I believe that’s true if all things are equal, but what happens when your status, income and accomplishments vary in a marriage?  With inequality is there bound to be jealousy too? Maybe jealousy is not the right word, maybe resentment is more adequate.  But resentment […]

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Venus and Mars and Spending Money

August 6, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  According the popular bestselling book men and women are from different planets.  It’s true that we are completely different creatures who have to coexist in the human race.  Some may say we complete each other because opposites attract.  Some others say that the secret to a great relationship is compromise.  As one […]

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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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What’s your couple type?

July 9, 2014

This past week I went to a barbeque at my friends house and I met three very different couples.  I don’t know why I go to backyard barbeques because I’m a vegetarian, but that’s a whole other story.  One couple was lovey-dovey, one was DIY and the other was very submissive.  Although I would never […]

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 Joint credit cards: Yay or Nay?  

June 23, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Let’s talk about your relationship and your money for a moment, shall we?  Is your money better than your spouses?  The odds are that one person in a relationship has a better off financial situation than the other.  Both may be good or both may be bad, but either way they are […]

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Venus and Mars and Your Relationship

June 2, 2014

They say that men are from Mars and women are from Venus.  I admittedly haven’t read the book, but I do fully understand the concept.  Nick and I have been together for almost fifteen years and I would like to think that we have a lot of things in common.  However I can’t help but […]

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Your joint credit card: A gift or a curse?

May 26, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  This past weekend Nick and I were shopping for household items and when we got to the checkout we had to decide how we were going to pay for our purchases. We could pay debit, credit or cash for our purchases.  We had to decide if we were going to use our […]

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DINKs No Longer!

May 22, 2014

Yep, the original DINKs, James & Miel are about to no longer qualify for the status of DINKs. We are expecting our first child any day now and wanted to share a bit with our readers about the transformation. When we started DINKs Finance eight years ago, on the eve of our marriage, we were […]

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