Whether it’s you and yours, a flat of friends or a family – running a house these days can be costly. But one of the good things about the tighter economic times of the past couple of years is that service providers, supermarkets and other retailers have had to work harder to get people to…

Finding the right money management system for you and yours doesn’t need to be hard. But it does demand good communication, acknowledgement of each others attitudes and approaches to money and of course, systems. For some couples, keeping everything combined works like clockwork whereas for others, the thought of not maintaining separate accounts produces a…

Resentment created over whose turn it is to take out the rubbish is tiny compared to the scale of drama that can unravel from disagreements about money. We all think it won’t happen to us, but most financial counsellors and lawyers have seen plenty of cases of cleaned-out bank accounts, blown-out credit cards, property ownership…

Money doesn’t have to be a problem for couples who take the time to understand each other’s money mojo. In the early throes of love, it may seem unromantic to develop a money plan, but a practical approach to fiscal harmony can be the foundation to a lasting love affair. Three steps to fiscal harmony…

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