The Brighter Life weekly roundup of recommended reads about money, health, family, working life and retirement:
|Does sharing your life mean sharing your bank account?
One of the first issues couples must face when they marry or move in together is the eternal classic: Joint or separate bank accounts? Finance Fox considers the pros and cons of each approach as well as a combination of the two.
Should you have separate finances?
|The joy of running: Who knew?
On SavvyMom.ca, an avowedly non-sporty, competition-averse mother discovers that (a) she actually likes running and (b) her kids are following her example and becoming more active.
Getting ‘sporty’ on my own terms
|Are you chicken about turkey?
With help from her father and grandmother, the Yummy Mummy Club’s Maija Moments shares her anyone-can-do-it recipe for roast turkey and dressing. (Having two ovens helps, but it’s not a requirement.)
Turkey, stuffing, gravy and a double oven – OH MY!
|How to juggle work, school and life without dropping the ball
Thinking about going back to school to upgrade your skills (or just because)? Canadian Living shares useful tips for making it work. From asking for help at home to setting aside study time, these tips will set you up for success.
5 best tips for adult students who are going back to school
|Seven reasons a retirement nest-egg can help you before you retire
Instead of thinking of retirement savings as just for “old” people, Golden Girl Finance suggests approaching it as a way to help your dreams come true — especially if you run into glitches like Prince Charming turning out to be a frog.
Rebranding retirement savings
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