Marriage

  1. For Richer Not Poorer: Finance Tips for Newlyweds

    The happy couple should start talking about finances early, and keep talking, for ...
  2. How to Financially Advise Newly Single Clients

    People who become newly single due to the death of a spouse or divorce have a unique ...
  3. How Much Should You Spend on an Engagement Ring?

    The history and popular perception of engagement rings runs counter to the surprising ...
  4. What Advisors Should Know About “Gray Divorce"

    Divorce among couples age 50 and above is on the rise. Here's how advisors can help ...
  5. Eight Financial Safeguards If Disaster Strikes

    In an emergency like a fire, hurricane, flood, tornado or earthquake, you may not ...
  6. Couples: Avoid These 3 Big Financial Mistakes

    Money is one of the top reasons couples argue. Here are the major issues advisors ...
  1. What are Social Security spousal benefits?

    Find out how the spousal benefits offered through Social Security work; learn how to qualify and how your benefit amount ...
  2. Does marrying someone with bad credit affect my credit score?

    Married couples generally maintain two separate credit records and histories. However, if you decide to take out a loan with ...
  3. Can a spouse who is not named as a beneficiary receive assets from an IRA?

    It depends.Generally speaking, the designation of beneficiary form dictates who receives the assets from the individual retirement ...
  4. Are Social Security benefits affected by marriage?

    Find out why marriage does not affect your Social Security retirement benefits and what factors influence your maximum benefit ...
  1. Top 6 Marriage-Killing Money Issues

    Strengthen your marriage by discussing these financial pitfalls.
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