Is your partner financially faithful?

Cheating on a significant other isn’t always about sex. There’s another type of infidelity that is less talked about and harder to spot, yet has the same, damaging effect as any other type of betrayal: financial infidelity. And, according to a new Smart About Money survey, the number of people who are financially unfaithful is on the rise. Among those couples who have ever combined finances, two in five (42 percent) have committed some sort of financial deception.

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Beyond the Arch of Swords: Making A Military Marriage Last

Melissa Wallace of Camp Pendleton, California is a tall, wispy woman, with a soft voice and gentle smile. The wife of 25-years to a Sgt. Maj. in the Marine Corps, Melissa and her husband John talk wistfully about the life that is soon to be behind them, as Sgt. Maj. Wallace prepares for retirement. Melissa and John were married in 1976. Several years later, following the birth of their first son, John enlisted in the Marine Corps in hopes of finding a better life for his young family. Together the Wallace’s have seen four states, two countries and added three more sons to their family. They have survived two overseas tours, one that was unaccompanied, and an average of three deployments a year for the last 20 years. They celebrated their silver anniversary this past fall. There is no doubt that Melissa and John have faced challenges that have crumbled lesser marriages. Yet, looking at them today, there is no doubt they are as much in love as the day they married.

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What is Ballroom Dance?

Many things come to mind when someone says Ballroom dance. Some think of swaying back and forth stepping on each other’s feet, laughing as you hit the floor. Some think of the ever popular dance tv shows like Dancing With The Stars. Still more think of a stuffy room full of stuffy people holding their noses high, looking, to all the world like a bunch of pinned up peacocks.

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