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Getting married is an exciting and wonderful thing, but it brings up quite a few money issues. Handle these money items between the engagement and the big day, and you’ll be setting yourself up for financial and marital success!
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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
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
We’ve all done it — opened up our closet door and sighed deeply, feeling a bit overwhelmed. Every piece of clothing is stuffed inside, creating an unorganized mess. It’s stressful seeing that kind of clutter day in and day out. If you’re planning on moving house
Your big day is over but the to-do list keeps growing! What are the most important post-wedding tasks? Check out this Newlywed Checklist to get all the details taken care of! When you’re planning a wedding, there seems to be a never-ending list of to-do items,
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
One big thing newlyweds often overlook is coming up with a plan to file their taxes. Especially given the squeeze many couples feel after the expenses of planning a wedding ceremony, newlyweds will want to make sure that their refund for the year is as generous
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