love & money

The Worst Money Mistakes You Can Make in a Marriage

Each marriage has its own money dynamic. Some couples keep all their accounts separate and split the check when they go out for coffee; others pool everything from day one and make all financial decisions together. Sometimes there’s one spouse...

Money Myths that Could Be Hurting Your Relationship

Having recently gotten married and never before sharing my financial resources with anyone, it's been challenging, to say the least, to share resources with my husband — but it's something I am willing to explore. There have been lots of ups and...

What to Do When He Resents Your Success

When I first moved to New York, I fell into the arms of a guy who seemed to have all the qualities fit for me — a driven, “world-is-my-oyster” kind of gal. He was patient, laid back and even confessed during one of our first dates he thought it...

I Confess: I’ve Fantasized About a Rich Man and Life on Easy Street

When I went to a Beyoncé concert last summer, I did as instructed when Bey asked all the independent women to throw their hands up at her. “Yeah!” I yelled, waving my arms along with 20,000 other (mostly) women to the popular power anthem, while...

Stay-at-Home Dads Talk Breadwinner Wives, Leaving the Workforce

With so many interpretations of the "modern family," the stay-at-home dad is becoming a more talked-about role. In fact, statistics show that house husbands are gradually on the rise. According to the census, 32 percent of married fathers in 2011...

Why Separate Accounts Helped Keep Us Together

My husband and I doubled down on the ‘dutch’ 25 years ago, and I never looked back.

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