Money

This Is The One Major Factor To Consider Before Deciding To Try Long-Distance

When I decided to try a long-distance relationship with my now ex-boyfriend, we were both nervous about how often we would be able to see each other. This was a big reason why we chose not to officially define the relationship at first, but we ultima…
By Jamie Kravitz

I Moved In With My Boyfriend To Save Money & It Led To A Broken Engagement

The breakup itself was relatively quick and painless. After months of fighting and sleeping in separate bedrooms, it was as if we had both hit our breaking point. It wasn’t like the breakups you see in the movies -- no smashing of dishes or calling o…
By Catie Warren

4 Signs You & Your Significant Other Are Definitely Ready To Move In Together

If you and your significant other are getting ready to move in together, congratulations! You're about to take a big step forward in your relationship and that is truly exciting. Before you pack up your boxes, though, you want to be absolutely sure t…
By Jamie Kravitz

Here's How To Talk To Your Roommate About Money Without Making Things Awkward

Living on your own in the real world for the first time can be daunting, to say the least. You have to keep track of bills, clean your toilet, and actually buy the food you're going to be eating to keep yourself alive. But there are other, more subtl…
By Caroline Burke

Money is A Huge Stress On Relationships, But Most People Don't Seek Out Rich Partners

If you have ever said money doesn't really matter to you when it comes to romantic relationships, you may be on to something. There is new evidence to support the claim that millennials value true love over financial security. Digital wealth manageme…
By Jamie Kravitz

I Calculated How Much Money I'd Save If I Lived With A BF & Ugh, Why Am I Single

You've likely heard about couples saving money by living together, but just how much cash are they really saving? Sure, splitting the rent is nice, but you can do that with any roommate. When it comes down to it, the biggest perk of co-habitating wit…
By Jamie Kravitz

You Always Should Offer To Pay On A Date & Here's How To Do It The Right Way

Ah, the "Golden Rule": the semi-biblical, elementary-school mantra was probably the first piece of advice I ever received. Is it overwrought? Sure. Is it fantastic advice nonetheless? Indeed. Treating others how you'd like to be treated is a no-brain…
By Kimmy Foskett

6 Guys Reveal What It Means If They Don't Offer To Pay For You On A Date

Even though gender doesn't really have much to do with who pays for a date these days, most guys will still offer to pay for you on the first date. Alternatively, popular opinion tends to be that whoever set up the date should get the bill. So if you…
By Jamie Kravitz

6 Women Reveal Exactly How Often They Pay For Dates In Their Relationships

It's not easy dealing with money in a relationship. Figuring out who pays for what can be even trickier when one person makes a lot more than the other. Some couples re-evaluate dating and money as various life factors pop up, like when rent goes up …
By Elana Rubin

8 Men Reveal How They Actually Feel About Paying For The First Date

The odds that I reach for the check on a first date are about 99.99 percent. Seriously, ask any man who's ever gone out with me ever. I once bought a guy, like, a hundred dollars worth of oysters because my check-reaching abilities are basically spid…
By Genevieve Wheeler

Here's How Much An STD Test Costs (It's Actually Less Than You Might Think)

I am genuinely thrilled by procrastination. When I was younger, I'd save all of my weekend homework for Sunday night. The slight dread I would suffer as I played with friends on Saturdays made me feel like I was living on the edge. Cut to age 29: I s…
By Kimmy Foskett

These 3 Fights Are Super Common, So Don't Worry If You & Your Partner Have Them

Growing up, I feel like the adults in my life reminded me that happy friendships, couples, and families all fought. Which, in retrospect, is an odd lesson to drill into children's minds. But it's totally true: All relationships can, and should, invol…
By Genevieve Wheeler

How To Let Your Date Know You’re Broke AF Without Making It Into A ~Thing~

As with many other enjoyable things (getting guac in your Chipotle burrito, seeing Taylor Swift in concert, etc.), dating isn't cheap. Even an outing as simple as going to the movies is pricey; once you shell out the money for the tickets, popcorn, a…
By Jamie Kravitz

How To Know If You Should Keep Splitting The Bill In A Long-Term Relationship

Paying at the end of dates (especially in the beginning of the "courtship") is always a touchy subject, with varied opinions on how to handle it. Some people believe the person who invites the other out should pay; some think splitting is the way to …
By Elana Rubin

9 Struggles Every Broke Girl Understands When She's Trying To Save

Oh, money — sweet, beautiful money. How I love you so terribly much. It must be unrequited love, because as much as I adore those green bills, money just never wants to stick around. Don't get me wrong, I am trying to save, but it is unbelievably har…
By Rachel Chapman

You Should Pay On The First Date If You Want To, Regardless of Gender

If I were a waitress, one of my worst fears would have to be getting caught in an awkward hand-race as both parties reached for the check after I'd delivered it. Awkward as that would be, I'd secretly high-five them in my head for both offering to fo…
By Sydnee Lyons

Fletcher Cox's Net Worth Will Make You Wish You Could Join The NFL

Leading up to the 2018 Super Bowl on Feb. 4, Philadelphia Eagles player Fletcher Cox has become a huge name in the conversation surrounding the big game. The defensive tackle player has been with the Eagles since 2012, recently competing in his third…
By Kristen Perrone

7 Spring Break Ideas For College Freshmen If You're Too Broke For The Beach

Spring break is so soon, and if it's your first year in college, you're probably more than ready to jet set somewhere tropical with your best friends. Unfortunately, the beach can quickly get expensive. Between booking flights, hotel rooms for the we…
By Marisa Casciano

How To Enjoy Spring Break If You're On A Tight Budget This Year

Finding a balance between enjoying your spring break and not blowing through all of your savings is a tight-rope walk of precision. You want to spend time with your friends and enjoy yourself, but you also don't want to have a total breakdown as soon…
By Caroline Burke

This Study Says Millennials Spend More Money On Fitness Than On College, But Do They?

Nothing can make my palms sweat more than considering the realities of my monthly expenses. The last time I really tracked my everyday spending over the course of a month, the amount that went toward trivial things like smoothies, burritos, and glitz…
By Annakeara Stinson