Articles on Household

Should you pay rent to your spouse when you get married?

This is such a controversial topic, it instantly divides people. I am really stubborn and hardheaded so I clearly have my own strong opinions on […]

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“Where’s your nanny?”

…I’m not hiding her in the closet, I swear.

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Haters gonna hate: Why do women hate on other women?

Had a disturbing conversation today until I realized that it’s just jealousy.

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How to clean your place in 15 minutes or less. Promise.

My secret trick to being able to “do it all” is really just to be lazier about it, and to lower your expectations.

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Try being a little pessimistic for a change

  Most people are pretty optimistic, happy folks. Or at least, they try to be. When you make a lot of money, the world is […]

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The Ideal Household Budget for Spending

Most books and PF authors will tell you the rule of thumb on budgeting is to take a percentage of your income and it looks […]

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The Poor versus The Rich: Spending Habits

Poor versus the Middle Class and the Rich infographic. It goes without saying that 5% of a budget varies greatly, so here are some numbers […]

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Americans earn about $50,000 a year

Median. Not on average. Via Planet Money Note on Income and Benefits: The income part of the data excludes dividends, capital gains and income from […]

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What do Americans buy and where does the money go?

Fantastic post over at NPR about where Americans spend their money. They took all the data and created these two crystal clear graphs: WHAT AMERICANS SPEND […]

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