What to Do When the Honeymoon is Over

What to Do When the Honeymoon is Over I’m married. I have a husband. My last name is different. All those things still sound surreal to me, but they are now parts of my everyday life! After a truly perfect wedding and then a honeymoon on the beach, life is back to normal. However, there are a few newlywed...

Extravagant Valentine’s Day Gifts

Extravagant Valentine’s Day Gifts My husband hates the commercialism of Valentine’s Day.  So a few years ago I told him, just write me a poem.  He has an amazing use of the English language so I was hoping for something akin to a Shakespearean sonnet. (I am a born optimist).  Valentine’s Day arrived...

Relationships and Money

Relationships and Money Relationships and money are undeniably intertwined. Regardless of what point of a relationship you are at; there is an element of money underlying it that gets a bit more complicated as time goes on. When you start dating someone, there is the inevitable first dates...

Setting Financial Goals for 2019

Setting Financial Goals for 2019 For many, setting financial goals as the calendar turns to the new year is a common activity, especially for those who are serious about money. Of course, it is very easy, without clear goals and objectives, for money to flow to anything that seems interesting at the...