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The Biggest Financial Decision of My Life

   Posted On: August 21, 2018  |    Posted In: Love and Money  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

This post is sponsored by TD Bank for its 2018 Love & Money report. With the exception of direct quotes and stats from the report, all opinions are my own. Last week, I made the biggest financial decision of my life. I legally tied myself to another person. Yup, Peach and I got married. It’s … Continued

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Are You Your Parents’ Retirement Plan?

   Posted On: July 11, 2016  |    Posted In: Love and Money  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

A perverse game gets played in my family. For lack of a formal name, let’s call it the Percentage Adjustment Game. In moments my younger sister or I do something to jokingly tick off my Dad (this could be as simple as the time my sister saw Friday Night Lights and said, “oh, it’s like … Continued

The Checklist for Getting Financially Naked with Your Partner

   Posted On: June 10, 2016  |    Posted In: Love and Money  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

On Wednesday, I had the pleasure of speaking at pit stop #2 on Jason Vitug’s Road to Financial Wellness tour. Being one to relish an opportunity to broach slightly taboo topics with a room full of strangers, I deviated from all the typical personal finance topics and decided to address how to get financially naked with your partner. When … Continued

Is it Your Debt and My Debt or Our Debt?

   Posted On: June 3, 2016  |    Posted In: Love and Money  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

Being relatively transparent about the financial state of a romantic relationship certainly isn’t the norm for most people. It is, however, the norm that Peach and I choose to live. While I don’t go spouting off his exact debt load, we’ve been vocal about the fact that I’ve lived a delightfully debt free life and … Continued

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$15,000: The Price Tag of Attending Other People’s Weddings

   Posted On: May 11, 2016  |    Posted In: Love and Money  |     Posted by: Broke Millennial®

“Hey – guess who got engaged today,” Peach asked. My stomach dropped. Our combined dance card felt dangerously full already with seven weddings populating our calendars from May to November. “Who?” I choked out. Peach smirked, clearly messing with me. “Not nice,” I retorted, while wishing I could cradle my travel savings account and whisper … Continued