Do You Know How Much Money Your Spouse Has?

Quick! Do you know how much income your partner makes in a year?  What about how much retirement savings s/he has?  If the answer is no to both questions, will you ask to find out?

Recent research shows that amongst newlyweds “20 percent [of men] had secret financial accounts their partners didn't know about, compared to 12 percent of women.” 

The difficulties of talking openly about money seems to common to many relationships.  How financially open are you in your relationship? 

Saving your way to retiring in your 30s

It almost seems like it's an insane idea...retire in your 30s?! Only if you win the lottery or join a fantastically successful tech startup, right? 

Actually, no. 

You CAN save to retire in your 30's and here's how one "normal" couple did it.  Their personal journey may be extreme, but it still offers interesting options for reaching your own financial goals.  Lots of useful ideas here for reshaping your life to be financially free.