Some married couples think keeping separate finances will stop money fights. We think the opposite. In fact, it may be a disaster waiting to happen.
Over the last few years, we have worked hard and saved. We have counted pennies, used coupons, and made most of our meals at home. One by one, we have payed off almost all of our debts. We have nearly paid off some legitimate expenses, such as our car and home improvement loans. We have also had to pay […]
Recently, having kids has become a hot topic in the personal finance world. I certainly don’t blame anyone for taking their finances into consideration before deciding to have kids. And, quite frankly, I think we’d be better off as a society if more people took the time to ask a few questions before getting preggers. That isn’t to say […]
Greg wrote a very popular (and controversial) piece about how keeping separate finances is a marital disaster waiting to happen. It’s started a great discussion about how married couples should handle money, and I thought that it was time for me to weigh in. So, here are some of my thoughts on why “nothing is mine and everything is ours.” Our […]
Yesterday, I talked about the budget for our upcoming vacation. Today, I want to tell you why we are willing to spend as much as we do when we go on vacation. We leave for vacation in 24 days (but who’s counting), and I am so excited for our upcoming adventure. Sure, we aren’t doing […]