You may find as you get older that your friends tease you and ask you when you’re going to have kids. They may tell you you’re missing out but not having children. However, if you’re firmly committed to the DINKS lifestyle, you might tell your friends you’re missing out on the expense that comes with children. Indeed, there are many financial benefits of being DINKS. … [Read more...] about Financial Benefits of Being DINKS
Well, in case you haven't been following the news, the country is in the middle of a coin shortage. Well, more like a coin supply disruption. The main story is that because of Covid-19, the Federal Reserve Bank had to take steps to protect its staff. As a result the U.S. Mint’s production of coin decreased. The Federal Reserve banks are therefore rationing the amount of … [Read more...] about Yes, Virginia There Is A Coin Shortage
Are you an avid follower of this blog or perhaps you stumbled upon it, you understand what the term DINKs means (dual income, no kids) but have you really ever thought of the benefits of it or if you could pounce on this opportunity? In this article, we are going to look at DINKs further and the potential it holds. … [Read more...] about What is DINKS and Is It For You?
If you're married or in a committed relationship, one thing you'll learn is that fights about money aren't really about the money. Instead, they're often about underlying values like safety, security, freedom, etc. So, if you're fighting with your partner about money, here is a resource I wanted to share with with you. Its good for folks who are struggling to integrate their … [Read more...] about Gottman, Marriage, Meaning and Money
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?
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
Car buying: a tedious, detail-oriented, and at times frustrating process that can’t be avoided due to the absolute indispensability of antecedent research that must occur before a prospective option can be considered during the search for your next vehicle. Without prior expertise of the automotive world and an up-to-date briefing of the newest makes and models of various car … [Read more...] about Beating the Tedious Process of Car Buying
What do you think when you hear about people keeping secrets from their husband or wife? You probably don't think anything good. I know I don't. Imagine if the secrets are about money or money related issues. That could cause a plethora of problems in any relationship. Financial secrets have been known to ruin quite a few relationships in more than one … [Read more...] about How Financial Secrets Can Ruin A Relationship
I wrote an article a few years ago entitled, “Don’t Have Kids If You Can’t Afford Them”. I knew telling people to hold off on having kids until they were more financially stable was a touchy subject, but I wasn’t prepared for the volume of comments that the article received – both good and bad. The thing is, I never give advice that I wouldn’t take, so I’ve delayed … [Read more...] about Sandy from Yes I Am Cheap tells it like it is
Yep, the original DINKs, James & Miel are about to no longer qualify for the status of DINKs. We are expecting our first child any day now and wanted to share a bit with our readers about the transformation. When we started DINKs Finance eight years ago, on the eve of our marriage, we were like many couples in their late twenties and early twenties. We really didn't know … [Read more...] about DINKs No Longer!