15+ FINANCIAL QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE MARRIAGE

What is it about budding relationships…you want to know EVERYTHING about your new boo, but there is always such apprehension about asking certain questions.   You let a few months go by, asking only the superficial questions for fear that he’ll accuse you of prying or being nosy if you ask more probing questions. When…

Should you ever loan a friend money?

SHOULD YOU EVER LOAN A FRIEND MONEY?

  Dear L.C., Under what circumstances (if any) is it ok to loan a friend a significant sum of money?     That is such a tough question. And all though my knee-jerk response may be NONE & NEVER!! The truth of the matter is, a question like this deserves serious consideration. Things to consider:…

Get The 411 On the New Guy You’ve Been Dating

WHAT’S THE 411? WHAT’S THE 411?  (ode to Mary J. Blige) What do you really know about this new guy you’ve been dating?     Several weeks ago, I published a post that discussed tips for online dating.  Since then I’ve been thinking about the degree to which you should “research” the new guy in…

This New Year Create Memories To Last A Lifetime

What memories will you create during this New Year? If you are like me, as the end of the year approaches you reflect on what you’ve experienced and you are joyful for making it through! But maybe you also wish that you had more memorable experiences….more breathtaking moments that evoke memories rich with happy and…

6 Ways to Make Your Christmas Day More Meaningful

Do you long for a more meaningful Christmas Day? Me too! Many of us have already fallen prey to the commercialism of Christmas! And like in years past, we find ourselves immersed in the hustle and bustle of the season. Maybe it’s the chaos of Christmas shopping or the pressure of staying within a budget or…