At any rate, we'll make that one point in honor of the marrieds.Dear Jerk, Why are so many men out there not able to commit?Pointy Haired Boss: In Japan, employees occasionally work themselves to death. I don't want that to happen to anybody in my department.
“The average dating site customer spends just $239 a year for online memberships, which more than pays for itself to the tune of $12,803 in cost savings from fewer dates,” they continued.
“Assuming you go Dutch, each party saves a touch over $6,400 in choosing the online route to marital bliss.” The online dating industry, meanwhile, reportedly brings in annual revenues of more than $1.2 billion. In fact, according to the Pew Research Center, only 51 percent of Americans were married in 2011, compared with 72 percent in 1960 – and those numbers continue to decline. Federal statistics say more people are living together before marriage, or as an alternative to marriage – a trend Converg Ex suggests could be in reaction to the high divorce rates seen in the 1970s and 80s.
And that's aside from the value judgments surrounding any discussion of relationships: "But are you ? When it comes to little, day-to-day expenses, it's obvious that married couples have the edge because they've sliced their basic costs in half: only one cable bill, one rent bill, one utilities bill.
" There are many factors: the little things (like sharing the cost of utilities), government policy (which changes every few years) and the psychology that makes couples spend differently than singles. There are also less obvious savings, like skills-sharing.
It’s much more “cost effective” and the girls are WAY better looking on Humaniplex than Javier’s!
Around Valentine's Day, a personal finance site's thoughts turn to love. We got to thinking, as we do, about the difference between being single and married ... Currently, singles make up 49% of the American population, and 28% of all households consist of one person—the highest levels of singledom in American history.Interestingly, the more disparate their incomes, the more they saved.Of course, the benefit decreases if you earn a very similar income to your spouse, like 40% of dual-income couples today.Customers buy your products because they don't know about all the bugs.I recommend wearing trash cans on your heads to avoid any accidental exposure to knowledge.According to sociology professor and author Eric Klinenbergthrough discretionary spending that far exceeds both married couples and parents.