How much money do you spend on groceries every week? If you’re like most families, it’s far more than you should. I know that on Mondays I usually post a reader question, but today I really want to talk about money, because I’ve seen firsthand among... I’ve been talking all week about finances in marriage–and I want to end today by actually looking at why you need a budget. I haven’t really talked about budgeting, because so many other websites do that so well. I looked at why couples should share... This semester I did something very brave–that actually didn’t turn out to be such a big deal at all. I didn’t fuss when my youngest daughter decided she wanted to drop to part-time status at university so that she could start doing YouTube full-time.... Downsizing sounds like a failure–we didn’t live up to our dreams. Maybe we need to see it a different way! Every Wednesday here at To Love, Honor and Vacuum we talk marriage. This whole week has been about finances in marriage, and today I want to take a... Should married couples share finances? I asked on Facebook recently whether people kept joint back accounts or separate ones, and quite a few people said that they kept separate accounts. They either divide expenses down the middle, or they delegate certain expenses... What do you do if your husband controls the money–and you don’t have any spending money at all? Every Monday I like to post a reader question and take a stab at answering it. This week we’re going to be delving into marriage and finances, and...