6 Themes for Your Next Couple's Party

Ah, I remember the days when we used to be able to throw parties no problem. No masks, no social distancing, and of course, no COVID-19 but alas, we are in these very uncertain times that can be really tough for your social life (unless your an introvert and thriving – hellooo!). There are still ways to throw safe parties with everyone’s health a priority. In this article, we will be refreshing the old party themed article to update it for 6 themes for your next couples party – COVID edition.

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What Building 7 Streams Of Passive Income Really Looks Like

I have been a writer for DINKs now for over 15 months, expanding on topics from real estate to prenups, letting some personal information slip through some pieces here and there but never fully exposing myself. In this post, the goal is to take you on my personal financial journey and what building 7 streams of passive income really looks like.

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One challenge with blogging is the more you post, the less useful and relevant things you have to say. In the rush to continually generate content, sometimes the relevance of many postings for building wealth falls by the wayside.

In an effort to stay focused on generating useful information, I wanted to make our readers aware of two great resources on the net.

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This is a quick personal update and follow up on a previous article.  As you might recall a couple of months ago I realized my stock picking skills needed work.  So, I stopped buying individual banking stocks (UMPQ and ORPB) and I am focusing on index funds. I’m also probably going to get a paid account with The Motley Fool’s Stock Advisor service.

Here is my retirement account:

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Is a Costco Membership Worth It for Couples?

Because Costco buys in bulk and then sells their products in smaller bulk sizes for members, the prices are low, often much cheaper than you could find other places. There’s no doubt that having a Costco membership can save families a lot of money. But can it also save singles and couples money? Is a Costco membership worth it for couples?

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Common Reasons Why Couples Choose the DINKs Path

Couples choosing the DINKs way of life is becoming more and more common. There are quite a few reasons why those may choose the path or the path may choose them, but before diving in too deep, let’s take a look at what the DINKs path really is and then dive into the most common reasons why couples choose the DINKs path.

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So it’s been a while since I posted a update about my Prosper.com investing.

Prosper is an interesting business, if you’re not into peer to peer lending, you should consider checking it out.  Prosper is a company that basically offers a marketplace where lenders and borrowers can come together.  I’ve been lending with the company since back in 2007.

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File this posting under: people worth knowing about.

There is so much noise in the investing community it is often hard to find good information.   Good sources get drowned out.  A notable exception to the crowd is Liz Ann Sonders.

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