Marriage and Money: Do You Have a Plan?

‘He who fails to plan, plans to fail’, Proverb When you got married, did you and your spouse sit down and develop a plan for your family finances? I am a big believer that those who are proactive achieve the most success, and I have experienced this to be true in the...

Why You Want a Debt-Free Marriage

When I wrote an article recently telling the story of how we paid off $54,500 in debt, the response was very positive, and I heard from a lot of people who were in the process of shedding their debt (or at least wanted to get started).  However, the reasons that I...

Budgeting For Lazy People

A year ago on Simple Marriage: originally posted July 20, 2008 and considering all the news about the economy this can be a good refresher. I married a CPA. At the risk of offending the CPA society, your brains are just wired differently than the rest of us. That is...