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.
Valentine’s Day can be stressful when you’re on a budget. Those glittering store window displays send the message that you have to shell out the big bucks to show your lady you care. But real women tell a different story: These seven inexpensive Valentine’s Day gifts are what they really want.
It's tough to shop for your man’s Valentine’s Day gift when you’re on a budget. Sure, the stores have lots of cute displays of cheap gifts for the holiday. But nothing ever seems quite right for your guy. But these meaningful gifts — many suggested by guys themselves — are just the right price.
If you’re part of an unmarried couple, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with the ways tax laws impact you. The tax code provides some advantages to married couples that cohabiting couples don’t have, but you may be able to lower your tax bill and benefit from the following tips.
As a single person, it's easy to assume that couples have it easier financially. After all, married couples have a built-in housemate to share...
Divorce is a trying time financially as well as emotionally. Fortunately, there are things you can do — and avoid doing — to help keep the process moving and potentially reduce the cost. As you work with your spouse to divide up your life together, here’s what not to do.