Young Asian couple putting money into boxes, saving for house, car and vacation. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Budget Bosses

Two Salaries Don’t Mean Twice the Fun Saving sucks. There, I said it. In the grand scheme of things it really doesn’t, as there are several benefits from saving, but to its core, it sucks. When you are dating someone seriously and you are both living that two-income
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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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D.C. correspondence officer James Slatter and Mayor Muriel Bowser at Brother Help Thyself's recent grants ceremony at the D.C. Eagle. (Photo: David York/Facebook)


Bowser Continues D.C.’s Political Cronyism D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D), who’s been in office just about a month, is continuing D.C.’s usual politics of rewarding supporters and those who helped get her into office with high paying jobs. Bowser had initially declined to give
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