finances

A young black couple counting money. (Photo: Getty ImagesSaving is easier if you do it together. (Photo: money.usnews.com)

Don’t Break the Bank

Save Money While Still Showing Your Love Being in a relationship is fun, but it comes at a cost … literally. Think about it, you go on dates and buy each other gifts. The next thing you know, you are scared to check your credit card statement. But you are happy, you are in
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Saving isn't easy, but its possible with a partner that motivates you. (Photo: iStock)

Mixing Love & Money

How to Not Financially Struggle Together A recent survey of almost 1,500 people by TD Bank revealed that 26 percent of couples are in need of advice surrounding budgeting and saving money. Does that number sound about right? Personally, I’m surprised it isn’t higher.
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Figure out your finances before marrying your significant other to avoid unnecessary stress. (Photo: Jose Luis Pelaez/Getty Images)

Marriage & Money

Is Good Credit an Aphrodisiac? When you marry someone you also marry into their life. You are welcomed into their family, learn their daily routine and, whether you like it or not, you agree to help them with their debt. While this isn’t something you necessarily agreed to,
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