Debt will kill your sex life. No kidding, no joke, and no screwing around here -— pardon the pun -— it really, really will. If you’re in an intimate relationship with another human being with whom you have regular or committed contact, debt is going to take a toll, and that toll is going to make you pay exactly where you don’t want to -— in the bedroom.
So you say you can’t keep track of your money because you’re a couple? “He always…” and “She never…” and all of those excuses that get you nowhere? And if you’re both spiraling in debt, any conversation about your joint money troubles usually turns into a hellish blaming-and–shaming session—in other words, a fight....more
Today, my husband and I took a big step into the grown-up world. As we I walked out of Chase Bank this afternoon, the only thing I could think of was that Toys-R-Us theme song, "I don't wanna grow up, cos I'm a Toys-R-Us kid..."Want to know what we did that made us less like kids and more like adults? We opened up a (GULP) joint-checking and joint-savings account, and we (DOUBLE GULP) set up a meeting with a financial adviser!