Monday, August 22, 2011
For as long as I've thought about getting married, I've always imagined having a long engagement. For years I dreamed of a 5 year relationship plan-3 years dating, 2 years engaged, then happily married forever :) I've relaxed the plan a little bit, but my fiancé and I have both agreed that a 12+ month (probably more like 18 month) engagement is right for us given the time of year we want to get married and our budget. Now every couple is different, but I do think there are some major benefits of having a long (I define long as 9+ months) that are worth considering.
More time to save $$$!
More time to plan!
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Thursday, August 11, 2011
In every relationship, there is a pivotal event that forever changes the course of that relationship. One such event is "The First Request for a Loan". Many friendships have ended, and families have torn apart over money, so it is no surprise that introducing the topic of money into any relationship can be a serious and stressful occasion. But loaning money to a friend or family member doesn't have to result in a ruined relationship. Follow these tips when considering giving a loan to a loved one, and you will be able to get through this process without hurting the relationship:
Thursday, August 4, 2011
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