When you and your significant other move in together or get married, you may reevaluate your finances. Should you combine finances or keep them separate? Should you share credit cards and bank accounts? As you talk through these issues and try to make the best decisions for your unique relationship, make sure you consider these 4 things to know before signing up for a joint … [Read more...] about 4 Things to Know Before Signing Up for a Joint Credit Card
This posting is basically a list of apps that let you sell your data. I've been looking around for a list like this for a while, but I couldn't find one. After endless hours of internet searches, I opted to just make one for those who might be looking. About The List All the apps in this list are designed for either the iPhone or Android as well as Mac or Windows OS, and they … [Read more...] about List of Apps That Let You Sell Your Data
When you’re in college, finding friends is easy because you’re in the same place and the same stage of life. However, if you choose to be DINKS, after your later twenties, you may find that your core group of friends is no longer as available to do things with because they now have children. Sure, you can still go out with them sometimes, but they likely don’t have the same … [Read more...] about How Can DINKS Find Friends?
For many people, having a money talk with a boyfriend or girlfriend feels awkward and uncomfortable. Yet, if your relationship is becoming more serious, know there are four reasons why couples should talk about money. If you face your fears, discomfort, and insecurities early in the relationship and start having regular money talks, you’ll likely find your relationship becomes … [Read more...] about 4 Reasons Why Couples Should Talk About Money
So, it's the new year season. Around new years many people focus on getting their personal financial house in order, but a lot of people are also focused on improving their personal relationships. So, if your goal is to improve your personal relationships, you'll have to take some action. Here are four ways to do this: 1. Deciding to do it - being intentional. You need … [Read more...] about If Your Goal Is To Improve Your Personal Relationships…Do These Four Things
You know the old phrase, “Opposites attract.” There is truth to that phrase, especially when it comes to money management. A frugal person can learn to relax a little and have more fun from a partner who loves to spend and enjoy money. However, the spendthrift partner can also learn to save more from the frugal partner. Ideally, the two balance one another out. However, before … [Read more...] about How to Deal with a Financially Opposite Spouse
Do you set New Year’s resolutions? If so, I want to urge you to set goals instead. In addition, try to think about goals you want to achieve in all aspects of your life so you have more well-rounded goals in 2022. … [Read more...] about How to Have More Well-Rounded Goals in 2022
A couple of months ago I made a few decision that blew out my budget - mostly related to automotive costs and housing. Between my poor own decision making and inflation I've needed to look for aggressive ways to save money and build some side income. I bet a lot of you are in the same situation. So, here are savings and side income ideas you probably haven't … [Read more...] about Savings and Side Income Ideas You Probably Haven’t Thought About
You know the awkward moment when you’re sitting in a restaurant, having enjoyed an excellent meal and great company, when the check arrives. Should you divide the amount among all diners? Should you pull out your calculators and determine who owes what? That situation can get even more awkward if you’re deciding if you should split checks evenly with your spouse. … [Read more...] about Should You Split Checks Evenly with Your Spouse?
Okay, so I sat down and updated my net worth this week. My total net worth for December 2021 sits at around $386,000. The major components of this are my online business, home equity, some stock, and some other assets. My wealth is pretty much like a drooping houseplant at this point. It's flatlined over the last few months. I've got more bonds, crypto and … [Read more...] about December Net Worth, Drooping Assets and Living Off The Land