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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Couples Retirement Planning – Do it together

March 25, 2013

Good morning Dinks.  One of the main goals that we all have is to plan for retirement. We take on spending fasts, we find a second income and we live on a budget all so that we can save for retirement.  If you aren’t spending your money now then you must be saving it for […]

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Then Single. Now Dink.

March 20, 2013

Good morning Dinks.  This post is dedicated to all of our new members here on the Dinks Finance community.  As you know my boyfriend Nick and I are not married but we have been living together for a long time and neither one of us foresee kids in our future.  Today, we are welcoming newlywed […]

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