November this year will mark the 100th anniversary of women being afforded the right to vote in the UK, with the island nation following a trail that had been previously blazed by Australia and New Zealand back in 1902

It’s hard to consider the current financial landscape without this in mind, particularly given the strange juxtapose that exists in the western world. In Australia, for example, the gender pay gap has actually increased over the course of the last 15 years, despite the fact the iGeneration (comprising of individuals aged between 18 and 24) is set to become the first generation with more female breadwinners than male.

Given this, and the capacity of finances to come between couples at the best of times, there’s no doubt that shifting cultural and societal norms could pose challenges in the current climate. In this article, we’ll look at how couples can account for these and overcome the money issues that exist in their relationship:

Ensure that you and your Partner have Aligned Goals

Recently, the Greater Bank of Australia explored some of these issues in greater detail, by commissioning this study on the role that finances play in modern relationships. 

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If you spend a lot of time reading interior design magazines or blogs, you’ll quickly notice a trend: Every room seems to contain thousands of dollars in furniture and art. But does it have to cost a fortune to create a beautiful home?

Absolutely not! In fact, you can transform any room with little more than a coat of paint and a few inexpensive accent pieces.

To get a sense of just how easy it is to go from messy to Martha Stewart, take a look at the following simple living-room transformations. Your friends will be amazed by your new low-cost luxury look.

Consider Your Colors

The first step toward creating a cohesive living room design is to choose a color palette for the space. If you prefer to do it on a budget, start by looking at which colors already dominate your home.

Usually you want at least one neutral, such as black, white, or tan, and at least one bright color that will draw the eye. Any new pieces or paint will then make use of this color palette.

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The cars are considered as the private assets of the people, which help them in moving around independently and also get them the required amount of money at times of emergency. The car title loans are offered for paying satisfactory sums of money to the loan seekers, who can use the title deeds of their cars as collateral, instead of placing the cars for pawning. So large numbers of car owners now opt for this type of loan that suits their interests the best. 

Specific steps to be taken regarding the car title loans 

  • Check availability of title loan – The car title loans may not be available everywhere of the country in the same manner. So it is better for a loan seeker to check whether the title loan is permissible at his place and if there is any limitation imposed on such loans there. He may do an online research to find out all the required information, which will tell him if he can expect to get title loans for his car.

  • Fill up loan application form – If title loan is available in his state, he can fill up the online application form of any chosen title loan provider company. He may also call up the customer service of that company to fill up the application form by providing information over the phone. Some companies also offer the facility of applying for a title loan on their special customer service portals.

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Bachata is by far one of the most popular social Latin American dances around the world. But very few people know that it was originally called the "dance of bitterness".

Bachata is an incredibly beautiful dance. But in order to properly dance bachata in all respects, it is not enough to learn the steps, it is necessary to feel the whole meaning of the dance, feel it with all the body and give it your all!

History of the origin of dance

In some historical sources, the dance of bachata is mentioned as early as the beginning of the 20th century. However, the official appearance of this dance direction is attributed only to the 60th years of the same century. According to historians studying the development of world choreography, bachata was first performed in the Dominican Republic during a kind of popular depression caused by the complicated political situation in the country at that time.

In those days bachata served as an antidepressant dance for ordinary people. In the songs, used to accompany bachata dance, people sang about sad and depressing things, tragic situations and the complexity of life. People tried to pour out all the sore. That is why bachata at that time was called the "song of bitterness". At the same time, the dance itself performed to melodic music helped the poor to entertain themselves and cheer up. That is why mass festivities were arranged quite often, and bachata quickly became very popular.

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