There is so much to think about when buying your first home as newlyweds—from how much you can afford, to what type of property and where. But it can become a reality if you set yourselves some realistic goals. Here are some questions to consider when deciding if you should buy your first home. How […]
Planning a vacation soon? You probably want to spend all of your travel money on the fun things you will see and do on vacation… who wouldn’t? However, minor annoyances can make traveling a bit more difficult than it needs to be. Why not spend a bit of your vacation fund on these helpful and […]
At the beginning of a new year, my husband and I like to revisit our budget and make changes based off of our spending the previous year. When we sat down this year we realized that we needed to make some changes with our utilities. In 2015, we cut our cell phone bill in half […]
With marriage comes a long list of changes that may need to be made: your name, your address, your bank accounts, your tax filing status, your insurance… the list goes on and on. Although you may not need to make all of these changes, you do need to think about them and make decisions as […]
Money may not have the power to buy happiness, but it sure can stress us out. In fact, a survey by the American Psychological Association pinpointed money as the leading cause of stress for Americans, with 72 percent saying they had felt at least some stress about money in the previous month. What’s more, about one-third of adults with partners said money is a major cause of conflict in their relationship.
I love Back to School time. But you don’t have kids, Stacey! Yes, I know we don’t have kids, but I still love Back to School time. Why? Because I have so many great items I can stock up on at the grocery store!
This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own. If you aren’t stuck in a wireless contract now, you probably have been at least once in the past. Isn’t it horrible? Waiting for the month you can finally get out and find something better. My husband and I broke free from our last contract […]
Do you ever have an urge to just get up and go? You don’t really care where, you just want to get away from home and get your mind off of your everyday life. Why not plan a last minute weekend getaway? If you are up for it, last minute travel can be a lot of fun, and save you a ton of money. Here are some ways to save on your next impromptu weekend getaway.
Your home is probably the most expensive purchase you will ever make as a couple. Because it is, the majority of us require a mortgage loan to help us pay for it. When you get that mortgage loan you sign a promise to repay that loan along with giving the lender something of value if you […]
This is a tough question that will probably yield many different responses depending on who you ask. When my husband and I got married, I felt that we should combine our money into joint accounts. My husband wasn’t so sure. He wanted to have some privacy in his spending, and I could understand that need. […]