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Can You Get a Prenup After You’re Married?

It’s not exactly romantic to think about creating a prenuptial agreement when embarking on a new marriage. Planning the honeymoon, picking out the wedding cake and designing the invitations – yes, plenty of fun. Outlining the parameters of a potential separation, not so much. Read our guide to preparing your finances for marriage. For those who …

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Marriage and Credit: Join Lives, not Accounts!

Most people approach marriage and credit with a one-for-all, all-for-one attitude. They open joint credit cards, apply for car loans as a couple, and stop building separate credit histories. After all, they have joined their lives together; why not marry their credit histories? Though the sentiment is appealing, keeping some credit accounts separate has big …

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Coupons Saved Newlywed’s Household

Yesterday, I sat down over snacks with my friend Ann, my personal coupon guru, to talk couponing. In the very early days of us meeting I overheard her telling a friend, “I’ve got to get home and organize my coupons for tomorrow!” Intrigued, I jumped in the conversation and asked “what for?” She explained that …

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Is Your Lover Cheating on You and Slowly Killing You Financially?

photo © 2010 Jaci Berkopec | more info (via: Wylio)A new study by the National Endowment for Financial Education and Forbes says 1 in 3 couples who have combined their finances, admit they have been keeping financial secrets from the other. The leading money crimes were hiding cash, minor purchases and bills. Meanwhile, a significant …

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