Posts tagged "money and couples"

Girl Talk: My Husband And I Have Separate Bank Accounts

My husband is my best friend in the world. I'm sure I've caused several cavities just by saying so, and can hear a few of you making gagging noises through my computer screen right now. But hey, it's true. He's amazing and he understands me better than anyone. He's the only person who doesn't annoy…

By: Sally McGraw / March 27, 2012

20 Things Couples Should Do Before They Get Married

In the last two weeks, we've discussed 20 things couples should do before they move in together as well as 20 things they should do after they move in together. So, it seemed appropriate to discuss the next step for a lot of those couples: marriage. Specifically, what couples should do before they get married,…

By: Wendy Atterberry / November 10, 2010

Dear Wendy: “My Boyfriend’s A Freeloader”

My boyfriend and I are both 25 and have been together for three years. The problem is that my boyfriend stays the night at my apartment seven nights a week even though we don't technically live together. Currently, he "lives" with his mom, which means he basically just goes to her place in the morning…

By: Wendy Atterberry / August 18, 2010

Therapy For Your Pocketbook Episode 4: “He’s Really Sensitive”

Connie just moved in with her boyfriend and although he’s really nice and makes great lasagna, there’s something she’s never asked him — his number. Could his credit mess up their financial future? Finance Expert Manisha Thakor encourages her to do the “partner exchange,” even though he’s really sensitive and cried during "Wall-E." [Therapy For

By: The Frisky / June 10, 2010

Cash & Coupling: Guys Are Intimidated By The Fact That I Do Their Taxes

Men are insecure when it comes to a woman running their finances. Trust me -- I know. As a tax accountant, I have seen more grown men cry over their tax situations than at a funeral home. Perhaps it's that they don't take care throughout the year to monitor their tax situations. Then again, maybe…

By: Meg G. / April 20, 2010