Recent Articles in Relationships
Anyone approaching or going through a divorce should protect their credit and minimize the chances of having to take on more than their fair share of the marriage’s debt. This includes freezing their credit history, pre-empting being responsible for your ex’s debts, and not trusting the divorce decree.
Are you crazy in love, but your relationship is moving faster than your current budget allows? Are you and your partner already talking about getting married or buying a house together without thinking about how you will afford it? Are you considering moving in together to save money?
While many couples have planned for their big day, prepared for their honeymoon, and even put together projects for their future home life, too many have neglected to discuss and agree upon how they will set up and manage their household finances.
Money has become the number one topic of argument among couples in this country.
As a couple, it might seem wise to combine your finances. It makes sense, right? You share a lot of the same expenses. However, you might find it surprising to hear that 20% of people regret merging their bank account with their partner and tend to argue at least once a week about money with their significant other, as stated in this study. Yikes.
You will want to avoid the catastrophic results many couples experience when they make one or more of these five common mistakes. Enjoy peace of mind and financial stability when you avoid these joint account missteps.
The commercialization of romance and love leading up to February 14th can be enough to sour just about anyone on the day’s celebrations. If you are single and not in a romantic relationship, you may still find several reasons to celebrate the day, if for different reasons.
Let’s look at what singles can look forward to celebrating on Valentine’s Day!
Money may not buy you love, but it can surely ruin it. Many fairytale-like relationships, meant to have happy endings, take a turn towards heartbreak because of the way people deal with finances.
The statistics also back the fact that money can prove to be a deal-breaker in relationships. TD Bank has furnished an interesting report on how the dynamics of money and relationships play out.
Would you like to stop fighting with your significant other about finances? Would you like to improve your relationship at home, while at the same time improving your family’s financial performance? You can improve this area of your life without harsh words, creating lasting resentments, or all the accompanying mental anguish that accompanies so many long-standing money issues with your significant other. It all starts with three important steps: