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  • Top 25 most expensive places in America to get married

      

    According to a survey conducted by the The Knot, the average cost of a wedding in the U.S. is $32,641. Read more: Does a glitzy wedding make the marriage? But many engaged...

  • Save up to 85% on the cost of your wedding dress

      

    Something old, something new, something borrowed… This new startup wants to rent you a designer gown for your wedding.

  • Longest married couple has great financial advice for everyone

      

    John and Ann Betar are America's longest married couple. At 104 and 100 years old, respectively, the couple told The Washington Post their best tips for staying together and staying...

  • It's critical that parents share this information in case of an emergency

      

    Editor's note: Liz Seymour is a stay-at-home mom and author of "Moms and Money," a new ClarkHoward.com series focused on helping moms establish a solid financial plan and better...

  • How to plan a cheap wedding

      

    Wedding planning season is here as couples race to plan the perfect nuptials in time for a summer wedding date. But before you get too deep into planning, I want you to sit down and come up...

  • 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...