How to Plan Financially to SINK

November 6, 2014

Our friend Mel from Broke Girl Rich is joining us today.  Please welcome her to Dinks Finance. Hi there, Dinks! I’m here to talk with you about something I hope you guys never experience. It’s the after effects of when you SINK – single income, no kids. A few months ago, my boyfriend of the last four+ […]

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It’s OK to be alone

October 13, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  It seems like everywhere we turn someone is talking about mental health – from TV commercials about depression to our employers emphasizing a work life balance.  My employer is always stressing the importance of a work life balance.  After attending seminars about how to decompress after a rough work day and attending […]

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Venus and Mars and Apartment Hunting

September 11, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  As I get older as a person and as I grow with Nick in our relationship I am starting to notice more and more differences between us.  It has really helped me become a better girlfriend.  Even though we have been together a long time we aren’t always totally in sync on […]

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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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