Money

5 Women Talk About What It's Like To Make More Money Than Their Partners & It's So Important

ByGriffin Wynne
Ariana Grande's recent bop "Successful" is iconic for two reasons. First, anything she makes is gold. Second, it's about young people, specifically young women, being successful in whatever they choose to do. Of course, success can be measured in an…

Here's How To Train Your Brain To Save Money, According To An Expert Researcher

ByAnnakeara Stinson
Saving money can be intimidating — I totally get it. Welcome to the club, my friend. Keeping an eye on your budgeting and expenses is one of those markers of adulthood that you don't even want to think about, like, at all, let alone actually do. But…

My Partner & I Managed Each Other's Money For A Week & I Hated Every Minute

ByIman Hariri-Kia
If you have to spend money to make money, then why aren't I a billionaire? Ever since I can remember, money management has been my greatest weakness. Gifts from the tooth fairy would be spent in minute on a pair of dangly earrings from Claire's.…

5 Conversations You & Your Partner Need To Have About Money Before Getting Engaged

ByJamie Kravitz
It may seem like common sense for you and your significant other to have a talk about money before getting engaged, but when it comes to having the actual discussion, it can be difficult to know where to begin. There are a number of specific…

A Study Shows That Cohabiting Couples Should Do This 1 Thing To Avoid Breaking Up

ByCandice Jalili
There are plenty of decisions to be made over the course of a relationship. In the beginning, there's the big decision of whether or not you want to even be in the relationship and, even once you've established that, there are still plenty of…

7 Ways To Save Money On Books Your First Year In College, Because They Cost How Much?

ByMarisa Casciano
Remember when Kristen Wiig was sitting on a plane in Bridesmaids and said, "Help me, I'm poor?" Yeah, I felt that. As much as you love college, it can be quick to drain your bank account. Everything just adds up — snacks at the cafeteria, notebooks…

8 Easy Ways To Save Money, If You're Sticking To A Budget For The First Time

ByMarisa Casciano
Being an "adult" means having and sticking to a budget. Right now, you may not have the funds for everything you want to do, and that's totally OK. You're probably working and have an idea of where you want to be. There are some easy ways to save…

17 Bougie Ways To Blow Your Bonus That'll Have You Living In The Moment

ByRachel Chapman
Hallelujah — you just got paid! A big bonus is coming your way, and you have two options right now: save it or spend it. As someone who is just trying to live her best life, I would go for the spend it route. A big bonus like this doesn't come…

22 Fascinating Questions To Ask Your Partner To Take Your Bond To The Next Level

ByJamie Kravitz
Getting to know your partner better doesn't have to stop after those initial dates or the first few weeks of being official. Whether you've been with your significant other for three months, a year, or even longer, you should keep asking each other…

7 Of The Best Ways To Spend Your Money In Your 20s

ByJasmine Vaughn-Hall
Managing your money in your 20s is one of the most rewarding (and at times, challenging) parts of the decade. You're taking charge of your finances, so you should become familiar with the best ways to spend your money in your 20s, to ensure you…

5 Budget-Friendly Summer Road Trips You Can Take With Your College BF Or GF

ByJamie Kravitz
One of the best parts of being in college is the freedom you have during summer break. You haven't yet entered the "real world," which means you're able to travel without any real responsibilities holding you back. Unfortunately, being in school…

Science Says Millennials Think It's "Too Much Effort" To Go Out & You're Damn Right It Is

ByJulia Guerra
My time to be a party girl came and went during my junior year of college when, fresh out of a long-distance relationship, I decided to “let loose” and join my friends at frat parties every Tuesday night. We also got thirsty on Thursdays, and it was…

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

ByJamie Kravitz
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…

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

ByCatie Warren
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…

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

ByJamie Kravitz
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…

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

ByCaroline Burke
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…

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

ByJamie Kravitz
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…

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

ByJamie Kravitz
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…

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

ByAnnie Foskett
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…

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

ByJamie Kravitz
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…