There is no one right way to manage money with your partner. That being said, there are some things that every couple should take into consideration as they approach marriage and go about exploring their financial options.
The spirit and traditions of weddings will be around forever. Nobody knows what Emily Post might say about modern day gift giving, but it's clear that newlyweds are happily doing what fits their lifestyle today.
With wedding season in full bloom, this post is my gift to those of you who are just starting out. Here's the advice I wish I'd been given as a newlywed, rather than having had to figure it out on my own.
It will be easy to take the romance to another level if your accommodations feature invigorating extras like a plunge pool, clawfoot bathtub, or Jacuzzi. Draw a bath, add some rose petals, and then pop open a bottle of your favorite champagne.
At a time when fifty percent of marriages end in divorce, it is brave to commit and even more courageous to share the ugly side of working through a personal relationship. Perhaps if more people committed to the process and shared challenges explicitly, we would have more peace and harmony.
With a little bit of work on your part and some compromising, you can easily narrow down the many options to find your perfect destination. Follow these seven tips to ensure you have no regrets and take the honeymoon trip you've always dreamed about.
Imagine if you started discussing your long-term financial goals about the same time you were planning your nuptials. Perhaps if you spent less time thinking, "band or DJ," and more time thinking about investing, your life together could be vastly improved.
Raising a child is also an enormous task and its intensity cannot truly be imagined until it's experienced. Every aspect of your life will change when you have a child and parenting will account for much of your time. There are years when it may even define you!