Have you ever wanted to go on a date with your significant other but it wasn’t in the budget? If you have, you’re not alone. The average cost of a date these days can set you back over a hundred dollars. To me, that seams like a lot of money to spend on a single […]
Non-Traditional Ways to Love Your Valentine
Like most people, you were probably taught to share small tokens of appreciation or affection with others for Valentine’s Day. In fact, it’s very likely the first paper valentine you ever received or gave was when you were primary school age or younger. I know that’s when I got my first valentine. As I got […]
Why an Off Season Wedding Could Save You Money
I have to admit that is has been a very long time since I married my husband. And we actually got married in the month of August which isn’t at all during the off season. But more recently I have helped a few friends and family members with different aspects of their weddings. In doing […]
Should You Stay Married for Financial Reasons?
Many people believe that about half of all marriages end in divorce. In fact, those statistics have been quoted by a great number of people for years. However, according to a recent article in Psychology Today, those figures are not necessarily correct. The article goes on to hint that there is controversy over the true […]
Should You Marry Someone in Debt?
With almost half of Millennial households burden by some form of debt, many Millennials are likely to face the challenges of debt repayment with their spouse. However, disagreements about money is one of the top reasons couples get divorced, and debt is a huge part of this equation. This begs the question: is it wise […]
10 Budget Friendly Date Ideas
Have your date ideas taken a bite out of your budget lately? It’s not always cheap to enjoy a fun night (or day) out with your significant other. But for the sake of any good relationship, it’s important that your finances make room for going out and spending time together. The good news is that […]
Does it Make Financial Sense to Move In With Your Boyfriend or Girlfriend?
Whether it’s after a few months or a few years, after a certain point in every relationship you’ll probably consider moving in together. It’s a natural progression in most couples’ relationship and at this point, you’ll have to weigh the positives and negatives. You will save on gas driving to each other’s houses, save on […]