Weekend Edition: Money, Love, and Marriage

Brent Pittman —  07/06/2012

LoveThis week I had a bit of jury duty, a case of “what am I doing with my life” (still recovering), and I took a few days off for the 4th of July.

If you’ve been waiting with anticipation for my next article, wait no longer!

Money, Love, and Marriage

Last month I celebrated 5 years of marriage to my lovely wife! Wow, time flies! We’ve learned a lot about money, love, and marriage. Some I’ve previously shared and other lessons I’ll sprinkle along the journey.

We’ve completed 60+ budgets, become debt free, started saving for retirement, finished grad school without student loans, paid for a birth, gone through several career changes, and….whew! I’ll stop here.

I can’t wonder what other challenges and obstacles we’ll overcome together. I am blessed to be married to the love of my life.

Gettin’ Hitched Articles

Check out these helpful articles about engagements and weddings. Tis’ that time of year. Love is in the air!

If you’re engaged or thinking about it, check out a multi-article Premarital Engagement Series I wrote.

Money, Love, and Marriage Articles

There are several articles I’d like to share about money, love, and marriage that are helpful (yes, even if you’re single).

What Lessons about Engagement, Love, and Marriage have you learned?

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Brent is a financial coach and writer looking for the perfect donut. He believes personal finance should be both fun and accessible to anyone willing to learn.
  • Brent, I hate those “what am I doing with my life” moments. Luckily, they pass and then I’m back on track :). It makes things interesting.

  • AverageJoe

    It must take you forever to do these theme roundups. I’m amazed. Nice work.

  • Congratulations! The five year mark is pretty impressive. Just imagine what you’ll have gone through by
    50 years!

    If I could, I’d like to add my
    10-Year Anniversary post to the mix from three weeks ago.


    • Belated Congratulations on 10 years! I’ll add yours to the list too.

  • Congrats on 5 years. Not everyone makes it to five years which is sad…

    • I’ve heard if you can make it to 7 then 50 is no problem.

  • krantcents

    Congratulations belatedly on your 5th anniversary. My 44th is coming up next month, talk about time flying!

    • Thanks, we’re just getting started! congrats on upcoming 44 years of marriage!