What is your annual clothing budget for 2020 — and how will you keep track? Do you already know how you want to spend that budget in terms of “holes” in your wardrobe?
Do you have a my money/your money approach to your marriage or partnership? How often do you talk about money — and when in your relationship (dating, engagement) did you start to talk about money?
It happens to all of us — sometimes you just need to rein in your purchasing. So here are 12 easy tips for how to stop shopping…
Do professionals like lawyers need a nice car to impress clients?
What are your best tips on how to automate your savings? How much each month do you send to automatic savings (versus automatic investments)? Do you save for specific big expenses (like bills you know are coming), breaking them into smaller chunks each month, or are you just saving for a future nebulous expense like a downpayment or wedding?
Huge thanks to reader P, a 29-year-old married chemist living in NJ, for sharing her money snapshot with us!
The latest studies say $105K is the “optimal salary” for happiness for Americans — do you agree with that?
How do you save money on food? Do you feel like it’s harder to save money on food if you’re working long hours, or easier?
Presenting… our very first personal money snapshot! Reader P shares her money situation, noting, “I have worked almost exclusively in public administration or higher education, so not a high roller here!”
Readers asked, so we’ve drafted a form: what’s YOUR personal money snapshot?
What was your best money decision this year — and what was your worst? We’ve nearing the end of the year so I thought it might be a fun discussion, especially since there’s still time to make a great money decision or correct a bad one. Bonus question: what’s your biggest financial goal for 2019?
2019 Update: We still think this is a fascinating discussion of women who out earn their partners, but you may want to check out our more recent discussion of whether there is an alpha and a beta in your relationship. Women breadwinners are more common than ever, and there have been several recent(ish) articles and … Read More about Are You The Breadwinner? Have You Seen Issues When Women Out Earn Their Partners?