What’s the key to happiness in a relationship?

November 6, 2015

When I first started dating Nick many moons ago one of my colleagues told me that the secret to a happy marriage is compromise.  It didn’t make much sense to me at the time because I was in a new relationship and I didn’t have too much invested.  However now 16 years later her advice […]

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Learn to Love to Cook

November 5, 2015

If you’re like me you make better reservations than you do meals.  I have made learn to cook as one of my New Year’s resolutions for the last several years.  However all my efforts have been unsuccessful – but it’s not from lack of trying. Both my parents are good cooks and it’s very hard […]

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Money Mistakes You Make in Your 30s

November 4, 2015

Making money mistakes may seem like the end of the world and I’m not going to lie, making mistakes in our 30s can have long term effects on our financial well being for years to come.  However at the same time there is no financial mistake that I’ve come across that people can’t recover from. […]

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Financial Mistakes to Overcome in Your 50s

November 2, 2015

In our 20s we probably aren’t overly concerned about retirement because we’re busy paying off student loans and starting our lives.  In our 30s we may be up to our necks in debt as we buy our first home and have kids.  In our 40s we may finally start living a happy financial life as […]

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What Does Your Stock Portfolio Say About Your Personality?

October 30, 2015

Someone once asked me how I get into a pool.  They wanted to know if I tippy toe in and take my time, if I get half way in then hesitate and consider getting back out or if I just run and jump into the deep end without ever getting a feel for the temperature […]

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Your Wedding Day: Spend or Splurge

October 29, 2015

A wedding is a very special day, it’s the first day of the rest of your life with your new spouse.  Some brides like to plan their dream wedding and spend tens of thousands of dollars on one single day.  Some others are just happy making the commitment to their loved one and don’t feel […]

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The Biggest Money Rip Offs of All Time

October 28, 2015

Do you hate wasting money?  I certainly do.  If you’re like me you’re always trying to buy everything, and I mean everything, at a good price.  If I buy something and find it cheaper somewhere else (although that rarely happens because I always research my purchases) I feel sick – and I return the original […]

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How to Start a New Hobby on a Budget

October 26, 2015

Learning a new skill, starting a new hobby and finding a new past time can be very exciting, as new beginning usually are.  If you’re like me you like to give your all to everything you do.  However one of the biggest mistakes I always make is wanting everything to be perfect from day one. […]

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How to Save Money on Everything

October 23, 2015

Shopping can be taunting.  I don’t know about you but I always feel like I’m shopping for something whether it be clothes, vacations, furniture or groceries.  If there are two things I love and hate in this world it’s that I love saving money and I hate wasting money.  Overpaying for anything, even $3 makes […]

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