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Marriage and money

Learn how you can budget, save for the future, and successfully manage your finances together. Whether you're newlyweds or celebrating 25 years together, the information in these articles is sure to help you plan better - together.
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Marriage and Money

Emergency fund 101

Every financial expert will tell you that no matter your age or your income, you need some level of emergency fund. Learn how to get started, and you'll see just how quickly you can benefit.

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Marriage and Money

Financial management 101: Teaching kids how to budget

Teaching kids how to budget is their first step towards financial independence when they are older. Managing money is more than finances; it is the ability to work towards a bigger picture.

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Marriage and Money

Gig workers and taxes

Working for yourself is a great feeling, but figuring out how much you owe in taxes can be tricky.

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Marriage and Money

Gross income vs. adjusted gross income

Knowing what you earn before taxes and deductions is an important figure to be familiar with, but it is also important to know what that number is after taxes and deductions.

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Marriage and Money

Having a spouse cosign on a loan

Using a spouse as cosigner on a loan or credit card can bring about some unwanted financial challenges. Learn more about the pros and cons.

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Marriage and Money

Life insurance policy loans: What you need to know

There are important things you need to know about the impact of borrowing against the cash value of your life insurance policy in order to avoid jeopardizing the welfare of your beneficiaries.

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Marriage and Money

Preparing for life's awkward moments

Life gets awkward. We've all been there and it's impossible to avoid. While we can't spare you from all of it, we can help you plan for some of life's curveballs.

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