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Money 101: How To Save Even When You’re Living Paycheck To Paycheck

Being the queen of your own financial destiny is priceless … and can be as scary as some of Lady Gaga’s heel heights. Whether your salary is as high as…

Colleen Meeks | July 15, 2010 - 5:30 pm

Money 101: 5 Tips For Traveling On The Cheap

The temperatures in much of the country are higher than tween hormones at a Justin Bieber concert, and at this point in the summer, my mind is at the beach…

Colleen Meeks | July 6, 2010 - 6:00 pm

Cash & Coupling: When Your Financial Backgrounds Are Like Night And Day

It’s usually obvious what your partner got from his ‘rents: Mom’s baby blues and cooking talents, Dad’s oddly shaped feet and football fanaticism. What’s less obvious is how much those…

Colleen Meeks | June 16, 2010 - 6:30 pm

Cash & Coupling: Can (Or Should) You Date A Cheapskate?

As a little girl, I always imagined Prince Charming’s arrival would be exactly like the Disney movies. There would be ball gowns, chariots, attentive servants – our happy ever after…

Colleen Meeks | June 8, 2010 - 12:30 pm

Cash & Coupling: Should We Open A Joint Checking Account?

When my husband asked me to marry him, I didn’t hesitate before saying yes. But when he first suggested that we open a joint checking account, I froze. I was…

Colleen Meeks | May 13, 2010 - 12:29 pm

Cash & Coupling: Honey, I’m Home — And I Lost My Job!

Your stud may be stunning, but there’s nothing pretty about being in a relationship with someone who’s been laid off. While your heart may break for Mr. Unemployed, his perpetual…

Colleen Meeks | May 10, 2010 - 12:00 pm

Cash & Coupling: Your Credit’s Good, Your Partner’s … Not So Much

Hopefully, you’re proud of your credit score and shred the five credit card offers you get every day, knowing that you worked hard to earn a rating as high as…

Colleen Meeks | May 4, 2010 - 4:30 pm

Cash & Coupling: I’m A Spender, He’s A Saver

My husband works in sales, and when he gets a commission check, I’m halfway to the mall before it even hits our account. But while my first response is to…

Colleen Meeks | April 28, 2010 - 12:00 pm

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