Marriage

  1. You Can't Live On Love

    You Can't Live On Love

    If your head is in the clouds, check out this down-to-earth financial advice for ...
  2. Eight Financial Safeguards If Disaster Strikes

    Eight Financial Safeguards If Disaster Strikes

    In an emergency like a fire, hurricane, flood, tornado or earthquake, you may not ...
  3. Marriage, Divorce And The Dotted Line

    Marriage, Divorce And The Dotted Line

    Does signing a prenuptial agreement put your marriage on shaky ground, or is it just ...
  4. Must-Do Financial Moves For Same-Sex Marriages

    Must-Do Financial Moves For Same-Sex Marriages

    Same-sex couples should create the safeguards all married people need, plus a few ...
  5. Financial Changes When You Marry

    Financial Changes When You Marry

    Before you tie the knot, here are some steps to take so the legal underpinnings of ...
  6. Learn About These 6 Dumb Money Pitfalls For Married ...

    Learn About These 6 Dumb Money Pitfalls For Married ...

    From tax implications to knowing your partner's credit score, watch out for these ...
  1. What effect will a prenuptial agreement have on a 401(k)?

    Courts have ruled that a prenuptial agreement for qualified plan (including 401(k)) assets is invalid. The logic is that ...
  2. Can IRAs be held jointly by spouses?

    An individual retirement account (IRA) must be established and maintained on an individual basis. It cannot be held jointly. ...
  3. My spouse is the primary beneficiary of my IRA. I also have a contingent beneficiary. ...

    A spouse who is the sole primary beneficiary of an IRA can always treat the IRA as his or her own. The contingent beneficiary ...
  4. Does marrying someone with bad credit affect my credit score?

    A credit rating is an assessment of an individual's creditworthiness. This evaluation is based on an individual's history ...
  1. Top 6 Marriage-Killing Money Issues

    Top 6 Marriage-Killing Money Issues

    Strengthen your marriage by discussing these financial pitfalls.
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