marriage

6 Time-Tested Ways to Make a Relationship Work

There is no secret to a perfect relationship — but there are some guidelines that can help make any relationship great.

The First Thing You Need to Work on If You Want a Better Relationship

Science shows that good partnerships are correlated with overall happiness, and working on this one thing can make your relationship even better.

9 Ways Getting Married Is Good for Your Finances

You really shouldn't marry for money, but couples who say yes do help themselves financially. Discover some of the great ways you can save money if you're hitched.

5 Difficult Conversations You Have to Have With Your Spouse

You know strong relationships are built on trust and openness, so make sure you discuss these five things with your partner.

Say No! 7 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Get Married if You're in Debt

Newlyweds can fight about more important things than money (like the chores) if they enter the union debt-free. Read on for reasons why you should wait to wed.

What to Do Before Moving in With Someone

Moving in with someone, whether partner or a roommate, can be exciting — and financially rocky. Follow this guide to ensure your finances are protected.

Best Money Tips: The Shoestring Wedding

Today we found some stellar articles on having a shoestring wedding, 35 gift ideas under $25, and tips for an organized wallet.

The Comprehensive Guide to Changing Your Name After Marriage

Getting married is blissful. Changing your name after, unfortunately, is not. Make the process easier with this helpful guide.

Best Money Tips: Unique Ways to Cut Wedding Costs

Today we found some fantastic articles on unique ways to cut wedding costs, beating the latest airline fees, and organizing your workday.

Create Your First Shared Budget Without Blowing Up Your Relationship

Sharing your life with someone can be one of the most exciting and fulfilling things you ever do. Sharing your budget? Well...here are some suggestions.

Best Money Tips: Money Questions to Consider Before Marriage

Today we found some great articles on money questions to consider before marriage, Memorial Day discounts, and expenses you won't have in retirement.

Can a Failed Marriage Lead to Business Failure?

Many happily married business owners avoid thinking about what happens to the firm if the marriage dissolves. But waiting 'til the end may mean parting ways with the company, too.

Working with a Spouse: What Small Business Owners Need to Know

Starting a business with your significant other can be immensely rewarding...and incredibly trying. Here's what to know before combining your career with your better half.

10 Financial Perks of Marriage

Have you heard the stories about how finances are one of the leading causes of divorce? What are people arguing about? Being married actually has some pretty good financial perks!

How to Agree without Compromise

June is a popular month for weddings. During this time, many couples will probably hear that compromise is the key to a healthy relationship. I disagree.

5 Questions Couples Should Ask in the Money Talk

Once a couple decides to live together, it's crucial to be on the same page financially. Before you move in, sit down and ask yourselves these questions.

Talking to Your Spouse About Money

I have a guest post up on Get Rich Slowly about how to talk with your spouse about money. I had the privilege of interviewing financial counselor Lou Scatigna, aka The Financial Ph

Make Love, Not Money (Sort Of)

Even during a recession, it turns out that love can still trump money.

How to Be Happy and Married: 24 Tips from a 24-Year-Old Marriage

My husband and I celebrated our 24th anniversary last week. Here are a few things I've learned about having a happy, long-lasting marriage.

The Economics of Marriage and Health - Til Death Do Us Part

Studies have shown that a healthy marriage could translate into a healthy heart, not to mention saving money on health care or an expensive divorce.