Marriage Lessons to Read Before Your Wedding Day — What One Couple Learned About Money and Relationships Through 2 Years of Marriage My wife and I have been married for two years now. I know that in the grand scheme of things that may not be
While you may think that the only folks getting prenuptial agreements are among the 1%, recent reports say otherwise. According to a survey from the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), 62% of attorneys said they have seen an increase in the total number of clients seeking prenups
It can be a blessing to foot the vast majority of your wedding bills yourself. Not only will you learn valuable money lessons along the way, but you’ll also start your marriage off on the right financial footing!
We do put a lot of pressure on ourselves sometimes. We’ve been conditioned to believe that the average marriage proposal should be a venture of such ingenuity and craftiness that it’s an exercise in subterfuge worthy of MI:5. Picture Tom Cruise in full Mission: Impossible regalia,
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The secret to managing your money in marriage: COMMUNICATION! We’ve all been told, at least once in life, not to mix business and friendship. Basically, money problems are bound to come up at some point in life. Unfortunately, financial issues can easily destroy a relationship if
Wedding planning is already stressful, but how do you survive the stress of wedding planning in a long distance relationship? Get tips for navigating these extra-tricky waters in this post!
1. Talk About Your History with Money Part of managing money successfully in marriage means talking about it. This isn’t always easy for couples. It’s important to get your history with money out in the open. Talk about how you grew up feeling about money, how
For many people, buying their first house is a joint venture with their spouse shortly before or after their wedding day. It’s an exciting time and most people are eager to start their new lives together. Charging headfirst into home ownership as a recently married couple,
Bye-bye concert posters and vinyl decals! Hello, fancy framed artwork and window treatments! Welcome to adulthood, where you get to spend money making your space feel like it was made for you. In the transitional phase from singledom to newlywed, you’ll learn how to make a
Part 1: Shift Your Thinking to “Our Money” The first key is to stop thinking in terms of “my money and his money.” After you’re married (or engaged), it’s time to shift away from thinking as individuals. You’re a team now–a family! From now on, decisions
Post-Wedding Tasks (week after the wedding) Return Rented Attire Return Rental Equipment Take Wedding Dress to be Cleaned Make sure all Vendor Bills have been paid in full Saying Thanks Record Gifts + Givers for Thank You Notes Write + Mail Thank You Notes Write Wedding
While I was traveling in Bali earlier this year, I had the pleasure of meeting the amazing Persia Lawson… and right away I knew I *had* to have her share some of her expertise with readers of The Budget Savvy Bride! Persia Lawson is co-author of ‘The
Today, we have a guest article from Jacqueline McGuire. I hope you enjoy her advice! xoxo, Jessica Planning Your Big Day While Protecting Your Tomorrow So, by now I’m sure you’ve been lead to believe that your wedding day is supposed to be the happiest day
This post is part of our Marriage + Money series, sharing important financial topics with our currently engaged readers. This conversation is sponsored by CreditRepair.com Five Important Money Topics to Discuss Before You Tie The Knot Financial Values + Goals One of the biggest conversations that