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Dating In Debt: Why More People Are Saying No To Toxic Financial Baggage
When you’re thinking or talking about integrating finances — even hypothetically, before the first date, when you imagine how this person might fit into your life — the stakes are huge.
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5 Hard Money Conversations You Must Have Before You Get Married — And Exactly How To Have Them
Talking about money doesn't have to be awkward, triggering, or anxiety-inducing. Today, we're talking about the five money conversations you need to have with your partner -- plus we outline the strategies and tips you can use to make the whole thing less painful (and maybe even a little romantic).
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The To Do’s Before the I Do’s
As December gets underway our minds are on the holidays, but there’s another season that is upon us: coupling. Christmas Day continues to be the most popular day for marriage proposals, and a large swath of engagements will take place starting the week before Christmas through New Year’s Day. Popping…
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Tax Issues for Married Same-Sex Households
Sixteen states and the District of Columbia now allow same-sex couples to legally marry. Late last year, New Jersey joined the states already allowing it, and most recently, Oklahoma and Utah have overturned bans. All this followed on the heels of an IRS ruling in late August that recognizes…
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Couples Investing: How To Determine Risk Tolerance
A couple of weeks ago we wrote a post that discussed the importance of talking to your partner about money. Perhaps the single most difficult issue for couples to resolve is how much risk they should take with…