As seen in Part 1, how you choose to combine your finances is a very personal decision between you and your partner. There are a host of factors that determine the best method. For those who have already combined finances, what worked earlier in the relationship is not guaranteed to stay that way as the…

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In Part 1, I discussed the first step before hiring a financial advisor: Dig deep and understand WHY you’re hiring them. Sounds so simple, but you would be surprised how often people choose financial advice without understanding how the industry really works. If you’re not clear about your own goals, you may find yourself wasting…

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I went through much of my young adult life blissfully unaware about personal finance. Even after graduating from veterinary school with six figure loans, I did not feel the urge to seek out advice about my finances. Marriage, another major milestone, still did not move me to be smart about my money. However, there did…

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