Marriage & Family

Five Secrets To Handling Your Finances As A Couple

Managing your finances together can be tricky when you are in a committed or serious relationship. However, you can employ several strategies to avoid headaches and arguments surrounding money. #1: DISCUSS ABOUT YOUR FINANCIAL GOALS There are a handful of Singaporeans who tackle life from paycheck to paycheck. These people deal with the expenses as they come without forethought about their retirement fund. Do you want to be in the same situation? You have to realize that financial stability is

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Lifestyle & Hobbies

Savvy Couples’ Guide To Saving Money While Dining Out

Preparation Before Eating Out First things first! Make it a habit to check the restaurant’s menu and price range before booking a reservation for two. Websites such as sg.openrice.com, yelp.com.sg, or hungrygowhere.com can help you to locate a restaurant, identify its menu, and give an estimate of the average spending. This will help you make tastier, healthier, and cheaper decisions. You can employ a money-saving technique beyond your credible search. Simply have a light snack at home before you enjoy

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Marriage & Family

How To Deal With Relationship Feuds About Money

The moral values that we learned taught us that relationships are far more important than money. Conflict is bound to happen when people put more weight on material items over interpersonal relationships or when they see money as a measure of the relationship’s worth. Deal with the monetary feuds to save your various relationships. 1. PARTNER’S PERSPECTIVES Differences in each others perspectives is inevitable when two people come together. Although you love each other dearly, it is rare to find

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Lifestyle

Why Money Is A Major Factor In Dating

For a blossoming romance, a lover’s worth cannot be measured by his or her bank account, neighborhood, and car. The lack of these “financial signifiers” may serve as warning signs along the way but not as the destination itself. However, the weight pressed on money when dating hardens as the relationship grows. Couples begin to examine whether they can trust each other’s financial decisions as well as whether they can make sacrifices for the common good. Nobody wants to end

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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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