Are you a lady who lunches and lets your husband handle all of the financial affairs? Or are you a woman who holds the purse strings tightly and puts your hubby on an allowance? Or do you fall somewhere in the middle? All couples have their own way of budgeting and working out their finances. But, what don’t you know and what should you know to be prepared for the unexpected? Let’s test your Financial IQ.
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You may think that money is a strictly grown-up subject, but dealing with your personal finances has a lot in common with raising your children. In the end, we want to help our finances and children to grow from cute, charming, helpless little creatures into self-sufficient, mature and independent beings. Certified Financial Planner, DeDe Jones, explains how to play parent to your finances.
It’s no secret that money can cause major problems in an intimate relationship. Tackle your money problems and you may just find your love life improves as well. Certified Financial Planner®, Gelasia Steed, dishes on how to create a budget planner that will suit both you and your partner, and leave you with more time to enjoy each other.
As we count down to the end of 2009, it’s a good time to reflect back on the year and…
With the new year upon us, it’s time to reflect back on 2007 — all of our money successes and mistakes — and consider how to apply the things we’ve learned to 2008. Bankrate does just this in its 2008 Financial Forecast. From the best and worst of 2007, to the money experts’ crystal ball predictions for 2008, this guide provides a “wealth” of knowledge about your money.