Marriage/Divorce

 

How to Stay Within Your Wedding Budget

3:12 pm, March 27, 2014

Hollywood makes throwing a wedding look easy – like a piece of cake. Weddings are a great time to let your creativity flow. However, many newly engaged couples ...

 

Money Advice for Newlyweds

11:21 am, March 27, 2014

It's a sad fact, but half of all marriages these days end in divorce. One of the most common reasons for divorce is money problems. Couples just getting married can ...

 

Should You Keep Separate Bank Accounts in a Marriage?

7:53 am, March 27, 2014

For many, merging lives via marriage or other long-term commitment means merging everything, bank accounts included. Then again, others prefer the "his, hers and ...

 

Millennial Couples More Likely to Merge Money Before Marriage

8:01 am, March 26, 2014

Although 42% of individuals in relationships that have joint checking or savings accounts also maintain individual accounts, millennials are less likely to wait until ...

taxes

Married in 2013? Six Tips for Filing Jointly for the First Time

7:30 am, March 26, 2014

It's almost always better to file jointly, but you have to know when it's not -- and how to do it right when you do.

 

Wedding Budget Relativity

12:35 pm, March 21, 2014

My first attempt at setting a wedding budget was to pick a large number and divide it based on Martha Stewart's wedding budget breakdown. This seemed perfect until ...

 

Financially Illogical Wedding Traditions That I Still Can't Avoid

12:25 pm, March 20, 2014

While many parts of American weddings have real meaning, some traditions have slipped into the category of But This Is What People Do! Despite my best efforts to ...

divorce

Why Divorce is Different for Same-Sex Couples

5:06 pm, March 18, 2014

Lesbian and gay people tend to earn more than their heterosexual counterparts and have a slightly lower unemployment rate, according to a recent survey; however marriage ...

 

Delaying Marriage Leaves Money on the Table for Gay Couples

8:16 am, March 12, 2014

From tax breaks to health care cost reductions, heading down the aisle can be a huge saving mechanism for same-sex couples.

 

Living Together Does Not Affect Divorce Rates

11:32 am, March 11, 2014

Premarital cohabitation has increased by more than 900% in the past 50 years.

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