Marriage & Family

How To Plan A Wedding Without Getting Fired

For many people, planning a wedding can be a time-exhausting task. It can feel like you are taking another full-time job on top of your current one. Do not fret just yet! Proper organization, delegation, and time segregation can keep you sane throughout the planning process. Not to mention, you will still be able to keep your beloved job! ORGANIZATION To keep the boat afloat, organization is the key! You can either organize your wedding tasks traditionally (i.e., using paper

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Marriage & Family

Financial Intimacy: How To Mix Love With Money

Relationships and investing are both complicated and mixing the two can either be a home run or a recipe for disaster. As Michelle Singletary, author of Your Money and Your Man: How You and Prince Charming Can Spend Well and Live Rich, once said: “Couples want to know should they have his, hers, or ours, or all of the above. They’re not sure how to manage it. And that’s where a lot of the arguments come in, especially if there

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Marriage & Family

Singaporeans, Must You Discuss Your Salary To Your Spouse?

If you were tasked to participate in a television game show to test your knowledge about your spouse, how well do you think you will do? Getting your spouse’s full name correctly is easy. But will you still get it correctly if you were asked about your spouse’s exact income? According to a 2015 survey by Fidelity Mutual, 43% of the participants had no clue about each other’s earnings. The percentage of couples who were ignorant about their incomes have

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Marriage & Family

Important Money Matters In Marriage

As you may know, money is one of the biggest reasons why couples get divorce. Perhaps the reason why people fight most about finances is because of its measurable nature. With money, the give and take parts are quantifiable. Thus feelings of inequality and resentment can arise. Discussing money matters may not seem romantic but it is very essential. Here’s where you shall start: 1. DETERMINE YOUR FINANCIAL GOALS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Setting long-term and short-term financial goals such as establishing

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Credit & Loan

Should You Lend Money To Your Significant Other?

Lending money to your lover is a tricky business. You may be in a position where trust is completely present but, financial debts can pull you apart. An otherwise happy, supportive, and healthy relationship can come to an end if the money you borrowed is left unpaid. With the exclusion of married couples, here are the things you must consider if you are thinking of lending your boyfriend or girlfriend money… OBSERVE YOUR SIGNIFICANT OTHER As societal norms dictate, lending

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