There’s a point in the relationship of every committed couple where the financial question comes up — should we have a joint bank account? … [Read more...] about Should We Have a Joint Bank Account?
Bathrooms are one of the most high-traffic, well-used rooms in your house. They also tend to be a little neglected (considering their use) and really expensive to renovate. Even though most bathroom renovations typically manage to recoupe 50 to 70 percent of their costs, they can still be an incredible price undertaking. A low-end bathroom renovation can start around the $3,500 … [Read more...] about How to Budget for Bathroom Renovations
Minimalism is a lifestyle choice. Meaning it is a personal decision you make on your own. And by making it, you’re likely to come up against some people who don’t understand your decision, don’t take it seriously, or outright are against it (though I’m not sure what it is to them). But what can make the road to minimalism particularly challenging is if you choose to be a … [Read more...] about How to be a Minimalist When Your Partner Isn’t
Making a little side cash doesn’t get any easier than tracking down used items and flipping them for profit. Surprisingly, these things are not that hard to track down and in a lot of cases, reselling them means giving them a quick shine and putting up an add. So what are the best things you can flip for profit? … [Read more...] about 10 of the Best Things You Can Flip for Profit
When it comes to money, we’re often worried we’re falling behind and not on track with what a normal person of (insert age here) should, could or would be saving. This idea is not restricted to saving by any means; you can find the same idea with the cars we drive, houses we live in and even our evening plans. We are constantly trying to keep up with someone else. But when it … [Read more...] about How Much Money Should We Be Saving?
If you’re anything like me, you’d prefer to keep your date nights low-key and fiscally savvy. With that in mind, I thought I would write up some of my favorite cost-conscious date ideas for you and your significant other on any occasion that you’re looking for a cheap date idea. … [Read more...] about Best Cheap Date Ideas for a Fun and Fiscally Savvy Date Night
If you are looking to forego the traditional flowers and chocolate gift this Valentines Day for something a tad bit more unique, might I suggest creating your own? No, I’m not talking about a rudimentary drawing with Cheerios or a macaroni necklace… I’m talking about a genuinely nice Valentine’s Day gift that you made yourself. … [Read more...] about Here Are the Best DIY Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas (For Him OR Her)
Every once in a while we find that we could use a little extra cash. Maybe we’re saving up for a nice trip to the Maldives; maybe we’d like to upgrade our car a little faster than our current budget allows or perhaps you just want a little extra spending money so you can go out with the girls. Whatever the occasion, a little extra money never hurt anyone. In lieu of that, here … [Read more...] about Here’s Where You Can Test Websites for Money
We all make money mistakes, that’s simply a fact. But those money mistake we make are a great opportunity for us to learn and grow, and next time do better. So if you’re looking to step up your financial game this year, then here are five money mistakes you’ll want to avoid! … [Read more...] about Here Are 5 Money Mistakes to Avoid This Year