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What do you do if you are a natural saver and your partner is a spender? Not agreeing on money can hurt a relationship, but it doesn't have to be that way!

What to Do When You’re A Saver & Your Partner Is A Spender

March 20, 2017

While that doesn’t mean you’ll be heading to divorce court soon, it’s never advisable to have added stress if you don’t need it. So what do you do if you are a natural saver and your partner is a spender? These tips should help! Openly Discuss Your Finances First things first, talk about your finances! … Continued

How To Have Your Dream Wedding On A Budget

January 30, 2017

The average wedding in 2016 was estimated at $26,645. Throughout the years, weddings have only become more expensive. Companies have realized that a bride and groom (and their families) will pay a small fortune to stay at their dream venue, eat good food, and dance the night away. But do you really have to get … Continued

Sometimes Money Doesn't Matter

February 18, 2016

Yesterday I had to put down my beloved dog, Max. Max had been by my side during some of the most difficult parts of my life, including my divorce and the first time I had ever lived alone. He was always around to comfort me when I felt sad or scared. He was also content … Continued

Unique Places to Get Your Wedding Dress

September 4, 2015

If wedding bells are in your near future, you are probably starting to look for some places to get that your wedding dress. And if you are a no-ordinary type of bride you probably wish to get it from somewhere unique and not a traditional bridal salon. You are not the only one, for sure. … Continued

10 Budget Friendly Date Ideas

March 23, 2015

Most couples admit to arguing about money. In fact, financial stress unnecessarily dissolves too many relationships.  Creating and sticking to a budget can help prevent financial strife from occurring in your own relationship. Budgets are a wonderful tool, but if you aren’t careful, other aspects of your relationship may crumble. When setting up your monthly … Continued

Would You Pay $100,000 to Date Someone?

October 15, 2014

Today I have a guest post from Melissa at Sunburnt Saver. Melissa is fairly new to the PF blogosphere and I’m loving her blog so far! The other day I was driving home, listening to an NPR segment on a Silicon Valley dating service, Linx – not your typical story about techies finding love online, but … Continued

Why I'm Saving for my Wedding BEFORE I Have a Ring

August 4, 2014

The following is a guest post from my blogger friend, Downstairs and in Debt. I hope you enjoy it! With the growing popularity of shows like Say Yes to the Dress and Four Weddings I’ve noticed a growing trend of a BIG wedding budget. While $5,000 dresses and $3,000 cakes are a little too rich … Continued

Why I Love Being Single

March 26, 2014

From the time I was in daycare, around age 4, I’ve always had a “boyfriend”. Of course, the definition of boyfriend changed over the years 🙂 I was always kind of boy-crazy growing up. Not having a boyfriend in high school was a rarity for me. I even got married at age 19! We had … Continued