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  • 7 ways to avoid money fights with your spouse

      

    It's common for couples to argue about money. Disagreements on just about anything are bound to happen when two people with different perspectives, tastes, interests and...

  • How to handle finances when living together unmarried

      

    The way we form households is changing. That begs the question, what comes first: Marriage or buying a house? Advice for unmarried people buying a home together It's a fact of life that...

  • Guest gets bill after not showing up at wedding

      

    GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — A Minnesota woman was all set to attend a relative's wedding when her babysitter canceled at the last minute. So Jessica Baker and her husband didn't...

  • 5 money skills all parents should teach their teenager

      

    Parenting is not for wimps! I remind myself of this truth almost every other day while parenting my four children (they’re now 26, 24, 20 and 19). A huge part of our parenting...

  • 5 things you need to know when marrying after 50

      

    By the time you are half way to 100, you have probably learned a thing or two about life, love, and money. If you plan on tying the knot after you’ve reached this milestone, your checklist...

  • 5 huge red flags that your spouse is sabotaging your budget

      

    You and your spouse created a household budget that you thought worked for both of you. But there are troubling signs that your spouse is sabotaging this budget each month. Your credit-card...

  • 6 signs a couple should not say 'I do' to joint checking

      

    Marriage should be a union of hearts, minds and souls… but checking accounts? Perhaps that's one area where the relationship would be healthier if each spouse kept a little personal...

  • Going to a wedding? Study shows newlyweds want TVs, not dishes

      

    If you are attending a wedding this summer, you may want to reconsider your gift choice. A survey conducted by Wakefield Research on behalf of retailer Best Buy found 76% of couples would...

  • Do You Know How Much Your Spouse Really Earns?

      

    In a study involving more than 1,000 couples, Fidelity Investments found more than 40 percent were wrong when they guessed how much their partner earns.  Ten percent of the respondents...

  • Man's Finger Length May Show How Much He's Willing To Spend on Date

      

    By Ryan Biek of Newsy.com Forget his eyes. When looking for the perfect date, check out his hands. A new study says men with masculinized digit ratios show greater courtship-related...

  • How To Negotiate a Dream Wedding

      

    Picture this: you just announce that engagement and fantasize about a dream wedding. But while we all love the idea of a fairytale ceremony and reception, is the cost unrealistic? Consider...

  • 4 Ways Couples Can Dream Together To Achieve Their Financial Future

      

    Dreaming together as a couple about your financial future can be one of the most rewarding experiences if done correctly. Being on the same “money page” in the book of your lives can...

  • Money Management for Couples

      

    Do opposites attract, or do you look for a person who handles money like you in a relationship? How to handle money in a relationship Clark and his wife have long called themselves "the...

  • Last minute Valentine's Day savings

      

    If you've put off making Valentine's day plans, here are some last minute gift and date night ideas that will make your sweetheart and your wallet happy.

  • 3 Ways To Talk With Your Spouse About Money Without Arguing!

      

    Money conversations can be very tough especially when money is tight in your home. But your relationship doesn't need to suffer. Here's the reality, you have to talk about money and we have to...