marriage

8 Things I Learned About Money After Getting Married

For better or worse, marriage means learning how to manage money with a partner.

My 2016 Budget Challenge: How to Turn Your Spouse Into a Money Saver

Max is owning her crazy in her journey to save $31K this year. Her husband, Mr. Spendypants, is along for the ride.

5 Reasons to Keep Your Money Separated After Marriage

Most couples assume sharing money is just part of marriage. But it doesn't have to be.

Here's What Happens to a Mortgage in a Divorce

Divorce is messy. And step one is figuring out how to split ways with your biggest shared asset; your home.

5 Big Ticket Wedding Items You Should Borrow Instead of Buy

Wedding season is fast approaching. Why not make your "Something Borrowed" work to your favor (and your budget)?

The Toughest Tax Season Question All Married Couples Must Ask

You and your spouse want the biggest tax breaks possible. So how should you file — jointly or separately?

5 Things Newlyweds Must Know About Investing

First comes love, then comes marriage — then comes worrying about money. Here's how to manage your investments together for the long haul.

4 Ways an Income Gap Can Strain Your Relationship

It seems inevitable that couples will face an income gap. Don't let a money imbalance knock the rest of your relationship off-kilter, too.

5 Money Fears and How to Squash Them

Stop hiding from the money bogeyman. A few setbacks aren't worth these irrational finance fears.

6 Things to Never Do When Sharing Finances

Sharing a home, sharing a life… sharing money. Don't make these common money mistakes when splitting finances with your partner.

How Much Engagement Ring Can You Actually Afford?

Popping the question can be a pricey prospect. You'll get the "yes" with less stress if you know going in what you should expect to pay.

3 Simple Ways to Split Bills With Your Spouse

Marriage money matters don't have to be a source of friction. Learn how to split the bills fairly, figure out a routine, and skip the argument part.

Spouses and Debt: Who's Really on the Hook for Those Bills?

Marriage is for better or for worse — even when it comes to credit card debt. Your spouse's unpaid debts may be affecting you, too.

5 Ways to Protect Your Business During a Divorce

Just because your marriage went kaput doesn't mean your jointly-run small business needs to. Here's how to protect yourself — and your business.

6 Ways Regular Budget Meetings Might Save Your Marriage

Marriage is about compromise, but when it comes to money, it can be hard to give in. Say "I Do" to these six strategies of marital budget bliss.

How to Have a Great Wedding if You Haven't Saved Enough

No need to break the bank walking down the aisle. You really can have an unforgettable wedding — even on the teeniest of budgets.

5 Reasons Why Life Insurance Isn't Just for Old People

Life insurance protects the ones we love in case the worst should happen. That's why you shouldn't wait to buy some.

7 Unexpected Costs That Could Ruin Your Wedding Budget

The biggest day of your life can also be the most expensive. Start your marriage on the right financial foot by minding these runaway costs.

How to Deal When Your Spouse is Suffering From Burnout

Your spouse is stressed and overworked and it's hard on everyone. Don't feel hopeless — stay positive and take care of yourself, too.

4 Ways to Stop Your Spouse From Overspending

When you're a big saver, and your spouse is a big spender, it can tough to watch your partner overspend. Learn how to talk it out.