Couples

Shopping with your spouse…is it a crazy idea?

August 1, 2013

Good morning Dinks.  As we all know there are many differences between men and women, from our spending habits to our views about what’s important it’s clear that we may just be from different planets. On our recent vacation to Niagara Falls I learned about another very important difference between men and women – shopping.  […]

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Blinded by money: Are housewives the modern day prostitute?

July 29, 2013

Good morning Dinks. As you may remember I am really addicted to reality TV.  I particularly love The Real Housewives of…anything.  I know that this series gives women a bad reputation, but every week I tune into Bravo all the same to watch the shenanigans that the women are up to. I think that this […]

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Our couple’s vacation – Part 2

July 15, 2013

Good morning Dinks.  Last week I told you about my recent trip to Niagara Falls with my boyfriend Nick and I asked Dinks – how you plan your time during your couple’s vacations?  Nick and I stayed in Niagara Falls for a week and we had a really great time, but that’s not to say […]

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My advice to all the new Dinks out there

June 26, 2013

Good morning Dinks. I am not sure if it’s just my group of friends or it’s my entire generation but it seems like less and less people are getting married.  Nowadays it is considered traditional to live at home with your parents until you get married. Young couples are moving in together and starting a […]

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Are dogs the new Dinks kid?

June 19, 2013

Good morning Dinks. Lately I have been seeing posts around the web and watching commercials on TV about people who choose to get a dog instead of having kids.  I don’t have plans to have kids any time soon, but I would personally love to have a dog. I grew up with a family dog […]

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How To Integrate Your Finances As A Couple

June 18, 2013

Folks, Sometimes one of the toughest things for couples to do is  merge their money.  That said, there are a few basic steps you can do to bring yourself and your partner on the same page. The first thing to do is explore where you differ and where you are similar.  Taking time to discuss […]

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Are there gender roles in your house?

June 3, 2013

Good morning Dinks. Something happened this week at my office and I was absolutely surprised by my co workers reaction to gender roles in 2013. I would like to share with you because I am not sure if it’s just my relationship that is completely out of the ordinary or if my co worker is […]

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Are you better off married?

April 25, 2013

Good morning Dinks.  It’s that time of the year again, the time of the year when young ladies my age are sending out their wedding invitations for their summer weddings.  Apparently I am at that age when I should be getting married, getting pregnant and settling down.  It seems like everywhere I turn and every […]

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Couples Finance 101 With Rick Rodgers

April 10, 2013

Folks, I’m getting slammed at work, so I won’t say much in this post. If you have a few spare moments you might consider checking out the embedded video. Its a 7 minute mini-lecture on the reasons why couples have financial problems. In a nutshell Rodgers says that most people have conflict about money which […]

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