Couples

Budgeting And Your Relationship

February 5, 2013

A few months ago my wife and I were out having dinner with another couple at a nice Cuban place near our house in DC.  Since we are known bloggers, the topic of money came up.  The wife began to say that her husband had this new “scheme.”  The husband’s response was that this “scheme” […]

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I chose love over money. Was I wrong?

January 31, 2013

A lot of people don’t the story that I am about to share with you, actually I haven’t even announced it on my personal blog but lately I have been dealing with some personal issues.  As you may know I was very unhappy at my previous job working as a financial planner in a bank […]

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Saving techniques for a New Year with Planwise

January 10, 2013

This is a guest post from our friends at Planwise.com Are you in a long term relationship? Are either of you good at saving? Are you the type of couple that likes to travel and go to cool places but don’t plan things out enough financially? Make some adjustments for the new year to help you […]

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Guest Post: 5 Common Mistakes Couples Make when Managing their Money

December 11, 2012

Lasting relationships require dedication and hard work – and plenty of financial discussions. While money might not be the most romantic topic, it is crucial for couples to understand and tolerate each other’s spending habits, investing behavior, and long term financial plans.  Read on for five common mistakes couples make when it comes to managing […]

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Integrating Your Finances In Three Easy Steps

December 11, 2012

Hi All, For all of you married or cohabiting couples of there, it is never too late to more tightly integrate your finances. There are several core aspects for getting started as a couple.  The first thing to do is explore where you differ and where you are similar    Taking time to discuss your financial […]

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If You Want to Become Rich, Get and Stay Married

November 6, 2012

Hi All, Since this blog is about doing finances as part of a committed relationship, I wanted to talk about how a healthy marriage can impact your bottom line.  Now, mind you there are lots of reasons why it is very important to have a happy marriage.  Happy marriages are associated with longer life, better […]

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The Cost to Fall In Love and Get Married.

October 10, 2012

Good Morning Dinks. Let’s all take a moment and think back to the time before we were Dinks. Think about dating, think about being single, and think about how much money you spent while you were courting (aka trying to impress) your future spouse and trying to make them fall in love with you. Do […]

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Budget-Friendly Couples Vacations

October 8, 2012

Good Morning Dinks.  Let me ask you a question, where did you go for your last vacation? There are few places in the world where couples can actually get away by themselves without their kids. Many hotels and resorts thrive on the fact that they are family-friendly destinations.  If you are Dinks and you are […]

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Defining Your Goals

October 2, 2012

Folks, Part of the nuts and bolts when getting ahead financially means having properly defined goals.  The thinking here is that properly defining your goals means that you provide yourself direction and purpose which improves your possibility of success.  There are several things that go into the process of setting goals that my wife and I […]

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