6 Smart Ways to Boost Your Social Security Payout Before Retirement

Pave the way for a smart retirement by boosting your Social Security payout first.

Can Your Spouse be a Dependent on Your Taxes?

We all want a lower tax burden. When your spouse earns much less, you may be tempted to claim them as a dependent. Should You?

Live a Longer and Happier Life With These 8 Frugal Buys

We don't often advise you to buy more stuff, but these frugal purchases really will help you live a longer, happier, healthier life. It's science!

How to Put Your Spouse on a Budget Without Ruining Your Marriage

Get your spouse on the same financial page as you with these easy (and even fun!) budgeting tips.

5 Money Moves to Make the Moment You Decide to Get Married

Finance woes can put a real damper on newly-engaged bliss. Make your marriage happily ever after by getting off to a good financial start.

8 Signs You're Committing Financial Infidelity

Does your partner know everything they need to know about your finances?

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.