Relationships

When Money Matters In A Relationship

When Money Matters In A Relationship

Have you ever wondered how much you should spend on a gift for someone to show them that they’re important to you? I have. In fact, it’s happened more often than I can remember. You might think that it’s the thought that counts, and that as long […]

The Pros & Cons Of Living With In-laws

The Pros & Cons Of Living With In-laws

If you are Asian, you probably are not surprised that many young couples live with their parents even after they get married. It happens a lot in Asia and still does in America. I have Asian American friends who have lived and are planning to […]

When Love Doesn’t Make Financial Sense

When Love Doesn’t Make Financial Sense

I have a guest post titled “When Love Doesn’t Make Financial Sense” featured on Bobby Hoyt’s Millennial Money Man, a great personal finance blog for millennials. In this post, I share the story of how Mr. FAF and I met and overcame the challenges of our […]

How To Deal With Spousal Envy

How To Deal With Spousal Envy

Theoretically, when a couple gets married, they are supposed to treat each other as equals regardless of income, social status, intelligence, career tracks, and backgrounds. They should have an equal say in all decisions. In the event of a disagreement, they should compromise to reach a […]

The Struggle For (Financial) Power In A Marriage

The Struggle For (Financial) Power In A Marriage

Ever since Mr. FAF and I got married about three and a half years ago, it’s always been tug of war for power between us. Maybe Mr. FAF just thinks I’m too independent and stubborn. I want to make most decisions by myself and control […]

When You Are Ashamed Of Being Poor

When You Are Ashamed Of Being Poor

In the personal finance (PF) community, we talk about living below our means and being frugal for a better financial future. Using hand-me-down items or going on a treasure hunt is not something PF bloggers refrain from doing. In fact, many of us are proud […]

How Frugality Brought Us Together As A Couple

How Frugality Brought Us Together As A Couple

Frugality is present in almost everything Mr. FAF and I do. In fact, it was what actually brought us together in the first place. Today I will share with you the story of how Mr. FAF and I got together thanks to our frugality. The […]

When Marrying For Love (And Not Money) Just Isn’t Enough

When Marrying For Love (And Not Money) Just Isn’t Enough

Today we have a guest post from Stacy B. Miller. Stacy is a content editor at Oak View Law Group. Her articles are a beautiful union of her love for money and playing with words. After working as a content writer for 5 years, she […]

Interview With Mr. FAF – Husband Of A Personal Finance Blogger

Interview With Mr. FAF – Husband Of A Personal Finance Blogger

Four months after starting Frugal Asian Finance, I asked Mr. FAF to sit down with me for an interview. I invited the readers to submit questions for Mr. FAF and received overwhelmingly positive feedback. Thank you all so much for your support! I asked Mr. […]

How Mr. FAF and I Handle Our Finances As A Couple

How Mr. FAF and I Handle Our Finances As A Couple

Some of my friends and family members have asked me how Mr. FAF and I handle our finances. I thought I’d discuss that today to see if there’s anything in common with you all. Dating When Mr. FAF and I started dating, we had somewhat […]

Interview with Mr. FAF – Please Submit Your Questions

Interview with Mr. FAF – Please Submit Your Questions

Dear readers, It’s been almost four months since I started Frugal Asian Finance. I never thought that I would get to where I am today. Looking back at my 3rd month blog traffic report, I can’t help but feel so pleased with the progress and […]

The Free Article That Helps Our Marriage

The Free Article That Helps Our Marriage

It’s no secret that I mention Mr. FAF quite often on my blog. I wrote about how we save on his clothes, go on frugal dates, travel on a road trip, eat out together, do weird things to save money, and maintain our 4-year long-distance marriage. […]