relationships

6 Time-Tested Ways to Make a Relationship Work

There is no secret to a perfect relationship — but there are some guidelines that can help make any relationship great.

Happily Ever After: How to Stay Married for 29 Years (and Counting)

What's the secret to staying together for a long, long, long time? Hear what one woman who's been happily married for almost 30 years has to say.

Spice Up the Conversation by Skipping "What Do You Do?"

The next time you meet someone new, don't do the usual and ask, "So, what do you do?" Instead, ask, "What excites you?"

Mend a Broken Heart Without Breaking the Bank

If you and your significant other recently called it kaput, don’t bury yourself in spending sprees — try some of these frugal self-help therapies instead.

Best Money Tips: Go on Cheap Dates Without Being Cheap

Today we found some stellar articles on going on cheap dates without being cheap, making a game plan for college, and whether or not you can be organic and frugal.

Have a Great Day, Every Day: 5 Things to Do in the Morning

The first minutes of your morning can make the rest of your day awesome...or awful. Discover easy morning activities that help make your day great.

15 Alternatives to Nagging

If you need other people to do things, you don't need to nag. These gentle methods will get things done without driving you (or anyone else) crazy.

10 Tips for Balancing Love and Money

When it comes to money in relationships, love alone isn't enough to build a life together — it also takes communication and honesty.

Relationships and Money: Two Sides of the Same Coin

The way we deal with money in relationships is often a sign of how we deal with other things in life. But if you're aware of potential problems, you can change.

How to Preserve Your Relationships When Circumstances Change

Big life changes — even positive ones — can cause relationships to suffer. Learn how to weather the storm and come out stronger in the end.

Friends and Goals: Don't Let a Blue Falcon Bring You Down

What's the key to ensuring you achieve your goals? Not listening to the "blue falcons" in your life.

Should You Lend to Friends and Family?

Lending money to friends or family is a generous thing to do, but it can also strain on your relationship. Read this to help decide whether or not you should.

Best Money Tips: Cheap Date Ideas

Today we found some great articles on cheap date ideas, garage sale tips, and how to handle surprise cash.

Fixing Mistakes: 7 Steps for Any Situation

Mistakes aren't fun, but the sooner and more thoroughly you deal with them, the better. Here are the essential steps to take.

I'm Financially Free. Now What?

We spend our whole life trying to reach our retirement goal. What do we do when we actually reach it? Here are some suggestions that anyone can and should follow.

5 Tips on What to Do Before Moving in Together

If splitting the cost of rent and utilities with your significant other sounds like a good idea, you’re not alone. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, 7.5 million unmarried couples

Coping Mechanisms for a Spender-Saver Relationship

Recently, my sister announced her engagement. Her announcement made me think more and more about how important it is to discuss finances early on in a relationship. It also sp

How to Split Food Expenses With a Significant Other

One of the bread-and-butter issues couples have to figure out when moving in together? Who pays for the bread and butter.

5 Questions Couples Should Ask in the Money Talk

Once a couple decides to live together, it's crucial to be on the same page financially. Before you move in, sit down and ask yourselves these questions.

Book Review: Get Financially Naked: How to Talk Money with Your Honey

It has been reported over and over that money is the number one cause of conflict and stress in relationships. This is precisely the reason authors Manisha Thakor and Sharon Kedar