Financial Reviews

The Equifax Data Breach: What to Do if You’re Affected

As Irma is wrecking havoc on her path, there’s a mess (thankfully not life threatening, but also very damaging) that you may be dealing with it now. Equifax Data Breach Last week, one of the credit bureaus,  EQUIFAX, announced they had a massive data breach this year. Approximately 143 million Americans have had their personal and […]

Take the $20 Date Night Challenge!

One of the best ways you two can build your marriage and money is by going on more dates. If you’ve been reading this site or listened to the podcast, you know how I feel about money dates. They can be wonderful opportunities to not just review the numbers but have some candid conversations about what […]

Couple Money’s Top Posts and Shows of 2016

A special thanks to each of you; 2016 has been a special year for many reasons and having you on board has made it enjoyable! In case you’re a new reader, welcome! If you’re a regular, I deeply appreciate your support. As a way to wind down this year, I wanted to share some popular posts […]

FinCon 2016 Highlights

Back home from a fantastic trip in San Diego! I flew over for  FinCon, the conference for independent personal finance publishers. Every year it gets bigger and besides personal finance writers, there are podcasters, vloggers,  big companies like Ally, Fidelity, and Experian, as well as new and upcoming fintech entrepreneurs. Can’t get into everything, but there […]

Becoming the Financial Advisor Every Investor Needs

Over the last few weeks, I’ve become very aware of how important a good financial advisor can be. This past year we’ve had big changes in terms of our finances, with the most visible being selling our townhouse and buying a house closer to downtown. Overall it’s been a blessing as we have seen certain […]

The Reading Lesson: Enjoyable Learning

This summer our daughter turned four and while she loves having us read to her, started asking for help. She now wanted to learn to read herself. We began by going over sounds and letters with some of the books in her library, but the progress seemed slow and her interest level changed depending on the […]

Staying on Top of Your Money

The year is halfway through and this has been one of the busiest we’ve had in awhile. We had our second started at the beginning of the year and with her arrival came LOTS of bills. It took a few months, but we finally got them squared away. I’m still trying to adjust to my new […]