Marriage & Family

Couples, Who Should Pay The Bill On A Date?

The unspoken sentiment of “Who should pay the bill?” has been a hot debate over the years. Its answer however, changes over time. The arrival of professional women in the workforce was delayed in most countries due to being denied to universities. For instance, Cambridge University only fully embraced women students during the late 1947. Across time there was an increase of women laborers in factories (e.g., textile or machinery). The 20th century solidified women and their rights in the

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Marriage & Family

8 Inexpensive Home Decor Tips for Newlyweds

After the wedding, the next thing that newlyweds must invest on is the house. You may have to work harder to keep the interior look fresh. And, as you make significant changes in your house, it will have a tow on your paychecks. But, that shall not always be the case. Here are 8 Cheap Home Decorating Ideas for you love birds… 1. FLARE WITH FRAMES Add the “wow factor” to your side table by adding an attention-getting frame. Here

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Marriage & Family

5 Tips For Couples with Joint Bank Accounts: Sharing is Saving

Being in a relationship founded by mutual trust may find it natural to create a joint bank account together. Since you can trust your partner with everything else, why not trust him/her with your own finances? But, managing this may be difficult especially when there are two people with different buying habits and priorities. So, here are 5 Tips to Help Couples with Joint Bank Accounts… 1. HAVE SHARED GOALS Maintain a joint bank account for big financial goals such

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Marriage & Family

More Women Breadwinners: When She Makes More

Evolution suggests that men are designed to hunt while women gather. Gender stereotypes also encourage females to stay at home and to take care of the off springs. But…times have changed. More Women Work Based on a study by Prudential Company in 2012, approximately 53% of the sample were women breadwinners while only 22% were married or living with a partner who made more than them. Furthermore, other research showed that about 70% of mothers with children aged 17 and

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Marriage & Family

How much does it costs for a wedding? Let’s do the maths

How much does it cost for a wedding?

“A wedding is a party, not a performance. If at the end of the day, you are married to the one you love, then everything went perfectly.” After going through thick and thin together with your significant other, both of you decided that the time is right and it’s time to hear the wedding bell. Whilst this could be exciting for most but could be daunting for some. With increased cost of living in Singapore, it would be wise to

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