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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

Financial preparation for unexpected job loss

The best way not to stress is to be prepared. As soon as you know you are going to lose your job, there are several things you may need to do right away.

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Marriage and Money

Financial spring cleaning: Living on a budget in 10 easy steps

Seventy percent of families in the U.S. are not prepared for a financial setback. Fortunately, it's not too late to employ good money habits and form a working budget.

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Marriage and Money

Get credit counseling and budget help at a trustworthy agency

When you need a little help with managing your money, you can pay to get help. Credit counseling agencies can help you work through budget issues, financial education and bankruptcy prevention.

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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

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

Helpful credit card rules to follow

A line of credit can be a great thing, or if improperly managed, a very bad thing. To avoid the pitfalls of debt, it is important to understand how credit cards work.

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His, mine and ours: Financial tips for second marriages

Any couple getting married has a lot of adjustments in their future, but couples with existing families have even more. From combining homes to updating estate plans, there is a lot to consider.

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