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Budgeting and Saving as a Young Couple

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When you are a young couple, you have a lot of things going for you financially. Although you may not be making as much money as you will later in your career, you also will not have as many expenses as older couples do. You also have your whole lives ahead of you to save […]

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Breaking Down the Walls

by Elle Martinez
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One of my goals for Couple Money is to highlight personal finance sites, book, and people that I think can help you with your finances. I mentioned earlier this week that I enjoyed reading Norma Yaeger’s book, Breaking Down Walls. Her memoir was a mix of the personal with her story about building a successful career in […]

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3 Investing Lessons from Breaking Down Walls

by Elle Martinez
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While I enjoy brushing up on finances with a good book even now again, I also love reading beyond the numbers. I finished reading Breaking Down the Walls and it is one of those books that make finance (in this case investing) fascinating and part of it is the perfect mix of memoir, money, and […]

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Enjoying the Sights in St. Louis

by Elle Martinez
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We just got back from a fun week in St Louis after attending FinCon. I loved meeting up with writers from my favorite personal finance blogs and getting to meet some new ones. Like my previous work trips, my husband and baby girl came along for the ride.  Neither one of us had really been […]

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Do You Plan Your Gifts?

by Elle Martinez
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One reason I liked when friends had gift registries for their weddings and baby showers is that I know that I’m getting something that they really want and/or would need. I especially appreciate this as I’m cleaning up the house and going through all of our rooms and closets, sorting everything that we seemed to […]

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Finding Furniture Treasures at Thrift Stores and Consignment Shops

by Elle Martinez
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I mentioned last week that we’re on a mission to get all of our clutter and junk out of our house. We’ve started with getting rid of stuff on the first floor of our townhouse and we’re happy with the results so far. However with everything that we’re tossing we do need to get some […]

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Couple Money’s Nexus 7 Giveaway

by Elle Martinez
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I’m so excited today; it’s the 4 year anniversary of Couple Money! Back in September 2009, I started writing here to have a place to discuss working together to build one’s family finances. There are a lot of stories out there about how money can divide couples so I wanted to start a site to […]

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