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What does "splitting bills" mean in 7 different cultures?
Asking someone to split the bill can have very different consequences across the world. In this blog post, we dive deep into 7 different cultures and how they interpret this request. Find out why waiters bring two bills in the Netherlands or why it might be rude to pay for the meal in the Middle East.
December 27, 2023
The Couple's Guide to Financial Bliss: Talking About Money Without Killing Each Other
Let's be honest, talking about money can be uncomfortable. It's not exactly the kind of topic that makes for a great dinner conversation. But when it comes to relationships, financial issues can be a major source of stress and conflict. In fact, a lack of communication about money is one of the leading causes of divorce. So, it's important to address any financial problems as soon as they arise and work together as a team to find a solution.In this article, we'll be discussing the lack of communication in couples’ financial problems and how to fix them. So, grab your partner and let's dive in!
December 13, 2023
Dating Expectations in 2024: Navigating the Modern Love Landscape
Welcome to the era of dating in 2024, where traditional norms are evolving, and new expectations are emerging. As we delve into the fascinating world of modern romance, it's essential to understand the changing dynamics and embrace the possibilities that lie ahead. In this blog post, we'll explore five key dating expectations that reflect the shifting attitudes and desires of individuals in the year 2024.
December 13, 2023
How to Ask Someone to Split the Bill
Dining out with friends or going on a first date can be a delightful experience, but when the bill arrives, the question of how to split it can bring a moment of uncertainty. Fear not, for we, the team behind Cino, have some creative approaches to make bill-splitting a fun and engaging conversation. In this blog post, we will empower you with the know-how to master the art of bill-splitting in various situations, using Cino as your ultimate solution for seamless shared payments.
December 13, 2023
Is Splitting the Bill the Same for Queer and Straight Couples?
Navigating the intricacies of splitting the bill in relationships is a complex and often challenging conversation in today's evolving landscape. This multifaceted dilemma raises questions about cultural influences, personal values, and how we express and perceive romance. More specifically, in a time where gender fluidity and evolving relationship dynamics reign supreme, we find ourselves pondering: Is splitting the bill the same for queer and straight couples?
December 13, 2023
How to ask for money back?
Ever found yourself in that oh-so-awkward situation where you've picked up the tab and now you're stuck chasing your pals, colleagues, or housemates for your share? Trust me, I've been there too! But today, I've got some hilarious anecdotes and tips that will not only help you recover your hard-earned cash but also make it a breeze.
October 13, 2023
How to split rent with a couple
Sharing a two-bedroom apartment with a couple sometimes becomes messy - especially when it comes to money. Sometimes the splitting expenses is about as fair as a coin toss with a two-headed coin. We get it, and we're here to rescue your budget and your sanity. Living together with a couple can be an awesome experience - double the fun, right? But when it comes to the nitty-gritty of how to split rent with a couple and handle shared expenses, things can get a bit complicated. So, let's dive into five ways to split rent and expenses that will leave everyone smiling (and not just because they scored a sweet deal).
October 13, 2023
Popular Money Advice for Couples: Myth or Fact?
When it comes to managing finances as a couple, advice is abundant. But how do we separate fact from fiction? So, let's dive in and unravel the mysteries surrounding finance advice for couples!
October 13, 2023
How to solve the 5 common financial problems faced by Couples
Money can be a touchy subject in relationships, and it's no wonder why. Our finances are often tied to our deepest values, beliefs, and priorities. But avoiding financial conversations or ignoring financial issues can create stress, strain, and even resentment in relationships. In this article, we'll explore five common financial problems faced by couples and offer tips on how to solve them. Whether you're dealing with differences in spending habits or struggling with debt, our aim is to show you that these issues can be resolved through open communication, compromise, and a little bit of patience.
August 24, 2023
Cino vs Splitwise for splitting bills and sharing expenses?
In today's world, where shared expenses are a common occurrence, finding the right app to manage and track them can be challenging. With numerous finance apps available, it's no wonder that many customers find themselves asking, "How is Cino different from Splitwise?" In this article, we'll dive right in and compare Splitwise & Cino for splitting bills and sharing expenses.
August 23, 2023
9 Practical Tips for Saving Money as a student
Are you tired of constantly feeling like your wallet is being drained? It’s not like you’re making any big expenses. You constantly feel like you should save money but at the same time, live your life in your 20s. Yeah, same. Well, fear not, because Raluca, a full-time international student in Amsterdam, is here to share nine pieces of advice that she wished she knew sooner for saving money.
August 17, 2023
Why Joint Accounts are Dead
Couples in committed, long-term relationships are bidding farewell to joint bank accounts. They are looking for a new way to manage their money and share costs. Bill splitting apps like Cino are a better alternative to joint bank accounts.
June 26, 2023
3 Romantic Weekend Hotels in Paris
The most romantic hotels in the most romantic city. Enchanting cobblestone streets and gazing into each other's eyes here we come!
June 16, 2023
3 Romantic Date Night spots in Amsterdam at €40-60 pp
Amsterdam is entering its best season with love flowing in the air! Whether you are visiting for short holiday or you live in Amsterdam and want to discover romantic stops for a cute date night, we share our 3 recommendations for an enchanting night out that will light up both your taste buds and your heart. 
April 20, 2023
Don’t Let Money Be the Third Wheel: Tips for Building Stronger Financial Relationships
Let's be honest, nobody wants to bring up money when you're in the middle of a great time. But then comes the added stress of keeping track of who owes what. 
April 14, 2023
Dating Culture Across the Globe: To Split the Bill or Not?
Money is often a taboo topic in relationships, and cultural expectations can add an extra layer of complexity
April 14, 2023
Why splitting the bill is so annoying – and how to fix it
Splitting the bill is still such a headache in 2023, but good news, a game-changer just entered the arena to help us make sharing expenses a breeze.
February 27, 2023
What is Cino and why it’s the best splitting app of 2023
Why is splitting the bill still such a headache? Meet Cino, a virtual card that replaces all shared finance apps. With a pay & split system, it's been saving breakups and friendships since 2021.
February 24, 2023
How I stopped being a walking ATM machine
Your university years are the best of your life, but what makes them so special? For me, it’s the cheeky nights at the pub with friends, low-budget trips over the Easter break and our gourmet cup of noodles for dinner with roomies.Whilst being the best times, they have also been some of the most stressful for me especially when its the time to pay, and you are not able to say no when you are asked to pay for everyone.
April 11, 2022
How to make managing money with roommates suck less… from an expert
After a long day of attending classes, work, or binge-scrolling through TikTok, we get it… you (nor I) have the mental energy to think about asking your roommate to pay you back for the last roll of toilet paper you bought to wipe your a**es with. Nor do you want to go through the pains of figuring out how much you’ve spent this month on shared household items…
April 11, 2022
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