Tips for Transitioning into Retirement in 2020

After working for the majority of your adult life, you are contemplating retirement. While you are excited to enter into your golden years and are looking forward to not having to set an alarm clock every morning, you also know that this is a major milestone that deserves careful planning. To help the transition to retirement in 2020 to go as smoothly as possible, please consider the following tips: 1. Get Your Finances in Order As you get ready to retire, U.S. News and World Report … [Read more...]

4 Easy Tips for Any Wedding Planning

When planning a wedding, a lot of people get swept up in the big ideas and the overwhelming plans of venue, guest list, dress and so on. While these are important, there are other simple and easy steps to take to ensure that as much stress as possible is avoided during this busy time so that those special, simple moments can be better enjoyed. After all - wedding planning isn’t just about the big things, and you should always enjoy the journey, too. 1. Choose a Ring A lot of couples now … [Read more...]

20 Questions to Ask before Getting Married

Knowing everything you need to know about your partner is wise as well as your right. Maybe, you are planning to marry your beloved one whom you know for years. You have already spent a lot of time with your partner. Therefore, you want to marry your partner to spend the rest of your lives together. You have previously known something about your partner. Maybe, you have gone to your partner’s house and introduced it with his parents. Still, you have a lot of things to know about your partner … [Read more...]

6 Reasons Why Dogs Make Great Companions

Deciding to get a dog is about much more than getting a pet. While you are responsible for its physical and mental wellbeing as you would be with all pets, dogs give you so much more than that in return. They become our friends, our confidants, our playmates, our sense of purpose, and our comfort during difficult times. When you consider all that a dog can bring to your life, they don’t ask for much in return. If you are considering getting a dog but are unsure, here are six reasons why dogs … [Read more...]

Dealing with Debt After a Divorce

Worst has come to worst and your marriage is coming to an end. Among the many decisions you’ll need to make — and hopefully avoid clashing over — is the disposition of debts incurred during the marriage. In all frankness, the best method of dealing with debt after a divorce is to have paid it off before the divorce. You’ll need to consider the following if that isn’t possible. Credit Cards If your spouse applied for the cards before you were married — even if you were listed as an … [Read more...]

Here’s How to Take Control of Your Finances as a Single Woman

Fess up: you don’t ever check your bank account because you’re afraid of what you’ll find in there. More accurately speaking, you’re afraid of what you won’t find in there: money. We’ve all been in a financial hole at some point, and it’s not a fun place to be. Sometimes it’s a hole of your own digging; sometimes life just trips you up and laughs as you take a nosedive. But no matter how you lost control over your finances, you can always put yourself back in the driver’s seat with a little … [Read more...]

Where to go for a Weekend with the Girls

A weekend getaway with the girls is the ultimate bonding experience that will create memories to last a lifetime. As we get older, it becomes harder and harder to see our nearest and dearest as often as we’d like, so weekend trips are an all-important chance to spend some quality time together. Whether your group likes to chill out in pubs and on beaches or prefers the big smoke of cities like London and Manchester, the UK is full of fantastic cities for your group’s next … [Read more...]

3 Realistic Habits to Form in the New Year

Another year is coming to an end - another decade, even. This major turning point in the calendar seems to call for a major turning point in your life, right? Well, not necessarily. If you are thinking to make a New Year's resolution, think again: they have been proven not to work in the majority of cases. So, forget about making grandiose promises on New Year's Eve and breaking them a few weeks later - focus on forming new habits that will improve your life instead. You can start with … [Read more...]

Guide to Coordinating Outfits for a Wedding

It was the happiest day of your life! Getting married is something that many of us dream of, so after the proposal is made, and plans are underway, one of the most important factors is coordinating the outfits that are going to be worn on that very special day. And it doesn’t only apply to the bride and the groom. There has to be planning made for bridesmaids, groomsmen, and of course, the mother of the bride is a very important figure to consider as well. You want coordination, but you also … [Read more...]

Unfaithfulness in Marriage – When to Ask for a Divorce

If you have ever felt the betrayal of infidelity in your marriage, then you will know how it rips your heart apart. Feelings of inadequacy, jealousy, hurt, depression and anger seem to become the norm. It's like the life you once shared, the hopes that you had for the future, and the love you felt, all become shattered overnight. It can be extremely hard to decide whether or not to get divorced after your spouse has had an affair. You could still love your spouse, but also hate them at the … [Read more...]

Old but Gold: Little Things to Make a Woman Happy

They say that it is rather complex to make a woman happy. On the contrary, there are several little things that you can do to put a smile on her face, and all your efforts will be well appreciated. Here are some of those small deeds that definitely won’t disappoint in pleasing a lady. Fun Dates If you want to make your wife or your girlfriend happy, take her out on a fun date. Your date need not be expensive to be fun. It doesn't have to be a routine dinner date. Find out what your … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Bring the Romance Back to Your Relationship

When you first meet that special someone, butterflies churn in your stomach and sparks most definitely fly. And as you get to know each other, there are plenty of romantic evenings and compliments to be had. Oh, and we can't forget about love and affection. But, over time, life gets busy and you have to work at your ever-changing relationship. While you've definitely become more comfortable together and your love may have grown, over time the romance might have dwindled. Sound familiar? … [Read more...]

10 Unique ‘Something Blues’ For Your Wedding Day

Some wedding traditions have fallen by the wayside in favor of a more modern approach. Others remain timeless. Getting something old, something new, something borrowed, and something blue is a tradition that remains steadfast today. If you're at a loss for your "something blue" here are ten unique ideas to get you started. Your Dress One of the most unique and eye-catching twists on something blue is to wear a blue dress. Don't get overwhelmed by the thought of looking like a … [Read more...]

What Makes a Healthy Relationship?

A lot of people may say that a good relationship is one that comes effortlessly and doesn’t take any work, but that’s not always the case. Just like good and better health can be encouraged by taking the time to work out and eat right, a relationship can be made healthier and more successful through active steps taken to provide the attention and care needed. So what makes a healthy relationship? 1. Always Making Time for One Another A good relationship doesn’t have to mean spending 24 … [Read more...]

How to Identify an Unfaithful Man, according to a Study

Have you ever used spy apps to catch a cheater? You might not need them to detect whether your husband or girlfriend has a tendency to commit adultery. A recent study found that there are certain physical features on the face of unfaithful men that make it easy for women, and other men, to identify if they are prone to cheat on their partner. The research, conducted by the University of Western Australia, revealed that those men with a typically more masculine face, with features such as a … [Read more...]

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