Hi Cents’ers! I wanted to let you everyone know that I have a guest post taking about money as a couple hosted over at Making Sense of Cents. In the article, I talk a little bit about my previous attempts at managing my finances in a previous relationship and how that turned out to be an epic fail. I am trying to do things differently with my husband by talking more about finances together and learning how to manage our money as a couple. Read more below:
About six months ago, my fabulous fiancée and I were married. We had been together for three years, shared our home and our lives – it was the next natural step and I was happy to do it. I didn’t think twice about buying a house together or merging our finances as happy couples do. Honestly, I still don’t think twice about it. However, as I’ve started my looking more closely at our finances and our ways of spending money and I wonder if we’re on the same page….Read more here
Modest Money 10 Recommended WordPress Plugins for Your Blog *This is an awesome useful article by Jeremy on good plugins – don’t pass it up!
The College Investor How to Choose the Best Online Brokerage *John breaks down the issue of finding a good online brokerage, good read with answers to questions I hadn’t even thought of! (Like gauging customer service to record-keeping of stock sales’ purchase price)
1500 Days to Freedom Thursday Rant: Rocky Mountain Turd Wranglers * I have to be honest and say I clicked on this because of the name. However, it’s a good look at how we subcontract out our daily lives (dog walkers, yard workers, house cleaners)