Couples and Money Advice From Around the Web

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Valentine's Day is just a few weeks away, so it's time to start thinking about how you'll celebrate it with your special someone. How about a money date? What, that doesn't sound romantic? Okay, so maybe you don't want to schedule a money date on Valentine's Day. But it is something you should consider doing if you are married or in a serious relationship and often quibble about money matters. A money date will give you an opportunity to discuss big-picture financial matters in a relaxed environment rather than at the kitchen table hovered over the checkbook or a budget spreadsheet. columnist Kim Lankford offers advice on how to have a successful money date. And for more great advice on couples and money, here are tips from personal finance bloggers:

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Cameron Huddleston
Former Online Editor,

Award-winning journalist, speaker, family finance expert, and author of Mom and Dad, We Need to Talk.

Cameron Huddleston wrote the daily "Kip Tips" column for She joined Kiplinger in 2001 after graduating from American University with an MA in economic journalism.