How it feels like to date someone frugal

If you ever had a chance to ask my BF about how it’s like to date me, I’m pretty sure that the first thing he’ll comment on would be my spending habits. Dating me also means having to consider the price of almost everything – from trivial items like food, dating activities to bigger ticket items like household equipment… Well, you get the gist.

He doesn’t mention it very often but I think he gets ticked off sometimes. I mean honestly, I would to if I were to be in his shoes. But he knows the story behind my spending habits and is able to be empathizing enough to understand why I am the way I am. I am lucky that he does.

Of course, there are times when I am not that frugal because I am human and I like to enjoy life once in a while. Continue reading “How it feels like to date someone frugal”

How BF and I save more than $3000 per month – Top 5 saving tips for couples

Many of my male friends have made comments about them spending more money after getting a girlfriend. It seems like love and money has an inverse relationship. It is not uncommon to see more and more people choosing to be single, and it may not necessarily be a bad thing, if your main focus is to accumulate as much wealth as you can. Being a couple means having to go out dating, dining at nicer restaurants, buying gifts for one another on monthsaries and anniversaries. It may impede you in reaching your financial goals earlier if your partner does not want the same eventually.

Well, I’m here to tell you that not all relationships are like that. Not for BF and I, at least.

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