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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Are you having a threesome?

February 27, 2013

Good Morning Dinks.  Who (or what) is the last thing that you think about before you fall asleep at night and who (or what) is the first thing that you think about when you wake up in the morning? Maybe you think about the person lying beside you in bed, or maybe your mind is […]

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Are you an average couple? Take the test and find out!

February 21, 2013

Good Morning Dinks.  Are you one of those people who is always comparing yourself to other people? If your co-worker got a raise do you wonder if you will too? If your friend bought a new car do you suddenly have the urge to buy a new car too? Sometimes we can’t help it, we […]

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Is Valentine’s Day just another day, but with more flowers?

February 14, 2013

Some of us are newly married dink couples, some of us are long time married dink veterans and some of us (like me) are happily unmarried but dinking it out together – or according to my grandmother living in sin. Regardless of your relationship status it’s almost Valentine’s Day and that means it’s time to […]

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