Everyone knows weddings can be expensive. But getting divorced can cost almost as much. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be so costly. If you and your partner can agree on significant issues, you can end your marriage for less — maybe even on the cheap.
It can be hard to refuse to loan money to a close friend or family member. You don’t want to see them struggle. But lending money to loved ones comes with considerable risk. Don’t open Venmo without considering these reasons you shouldn’t offer loans to loved ones.
It’s not easy parting with the vigor, fitness, and attractiveness of youth, but midlife crises are expensive. Common midlife splurges and major life changes can be extremely costly. As you navigate the middle years of your adulthood, try these strategies to stop the emotional and financial bleeding.
Estate planning isn’t always top of mind. But it is something you should look into sooner than later, especially if you have children. Writing your will and keeping it up to date are the best ways to define who you want to leave your assets to. This is what you need to know.
Living with other adults isn’t easy. There are plenty of money problems that can ruin a roommate relationship, from arguments over who owes what to confusion over how to split groceries. If you want smooth financial sailing with your housemates, follow these simple dos and don’ts.
The annual onslaught of heart-shaped objects, cheap chocolates, and exploitatively priced diamonds can leave single people feeling left out. Whether you want to celebrate Anti-Valentine’s Day or Galentine’s Day, you have plenty of options for having fun without a significant other.
If your partner gags at the sight of cheesy Valentine’s Day stunts, forget the rose petals on the hotel bedspread or customized M&M’s. Instead, focus on finding ways to have fun with your partner. These ideas ensure your Valentine’s Day is enjoyable or even productive without inducing eye rolls.
A romantic vacation or weekend getaway you can't afford can do more harm to your relationship than good. Luckily, there's another option: a staycation. If you're planning an intimate day, romantic weekend, or something in between, consider these budget-friendly date ideas.
If your relationship has gotten stale, a weekend getaway can help rekindle the flame. And it doesn’t have to be pricey. There are plenty of ways to enjoy a romantic weekend without breaking the budget. You just have to think outside the box.
When it comes to difficult conversations, there are few topics tougher than money. But the only thing worse than the awkwardness of a financial conversation is the consequences of not having one. Here are a few money conversations every person should have, plus tips on how to have them.
Picture a couple on a date for Valentine’s Day. Do you see a candlelit dinner at a fancy restaurant or a romantic weekend at a bed-and-breakfast? Sounds pretty romantic — and expensive. But there are plenty of ways to share a romantic evening with your sweetie, even on a tight budget.
Parting ways with someone you’ve shared a home and a life with involves more than handing them a box of their stuff and saying goodbye. Here’s what you can do to pick yourself up and get back on track — emotionally and financially — after a breakup.