Category Archives: Marriage

Financial Issues for Couples – Be Prepared for Emergencies

Couples have so many financial issues to sort thru that it’s easy to ignore this one.  Be prepared for something happening to one partner.  Regardless of your age or who pays the bills, both spouses need to know what will happen if the other spouse dies.  Here is a quick… Read more »

Financial Issues for Couples

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Successfully merging finances, agreeing upon savings goals, and following a budget can greatly reduce marriage financial issues but issues can still arise and even threaten a marriage.  In fact, financial issues are the leading cause of divorce, and divorce can devastate both parties’ finances.  Stress over financial issues can make… Read more »

Options for Combining Marriage Finances

One of the most important decisions any couple must decide is how to merge their finances after marriage and how are they going to handle the bill paying.  It is important for financial harmony for each partner to have access to money for which they don’t have to answer questions,… Read more »

Pre Wedding Financial Checklist

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Wedding season draws near as surely as Spring, so let me include one more thing couples should be thinking about – how are you going to combine your finances?  Here is a checklist engaged couples should discuss before the wedding. Pre-Marriage Financial Checklist Discussion and coordination should begin even before… Read more »