Wow, you guys are awesome. The response to yesterday’s post floored both Her and me. We had a good time reading though everything. We’ll take all of your comments into account while as we figure out a plan for dealing with the storm known as my mom.
In the meanwhile, enjoy these articles from around the blogosphere:
Tired but Happy lists how having family close to her affects her finances. My brother lives across the country and I bet my mom still has a large influence on his finances.
Mighty Bargain Hunter examines the man-child phenomena. This article has been pretty popular across the blogosphere; my opinion is that as long as you have all your ducks in a row, you should be able to live your life any way you’d like to. Even if that does mean X-box, Doritos, and Mountain Dew.
Clever Dude tells how being a prisoner at his job saves him money. I’ve found this to be somewhat true as well at my job; the more I’m here, the less chance I get to spend my money elsewhere.
Madame X at My Open Wallet does a better job in talking about relationships and money than us. She asks about what kind of wealth gap in relationships are you comfortable with? Does the circumstances of the relations have any bearing? Her and I started out making the same amount of money, but I took the lead about a year ago. Since we’re both working for the same goals, the difference really doesn’t mean that much.