marriage

5 Ways to Save Money on Your Wedding

Every couple wants a wedding to remember, but the cost of getting married has skyrocketed. Here are some smart ways to celebrate your special day while staying out of debt.

Could Your Credit Score End Your Marriage?

Couples with a greater disparity in their credit scores are more likely to break up, according to preliminary results of a study by Federal Reserve Board researchers.

Tax Benefits and Penalties of Marriage

The Supreme Court has struck down part of a law that denied benefits to same-sex couples who were married. The tax benefits of being married, however, are a mixed bag.

5 Smart Money Moves for Newlyweds

Newlyweds: After the honeymoon is over, increase your odds of sustaining marital bliss by following these five pieces of financial advice.

Will Cupid's Arrow Stick You With a Higher Tax Bill?

It's hard to think of a less romantic topic than tax planning. But if Valentine's Day happens to bring a proposal, you might want to know a bit more about some of the financial consequences of you and your honey tying the knot.

Lies and Debt Situations: When Couples Keep Money Secrets

Financial counselors aren't marriage counselors, but when it comes to couples' spats over hidden debt and secret spending, they're often helping people deal with some heavy emotional baggage along with the hefty credit card bills.

6 Myths Couples Should Stop Believing About Joint Bank Accounts

Setting up a joint bank account is a pretty standard move for most couples, but things start to get a little dicey when it comes to credit cards. Many consumers are confused about what happens to their credit when they get married. Here are some of the most widely-held myths.

The Nobel in Economics: How It's Already Improved Our Lives

Ever heard of "The theory of stable allocations and the practice of market design?" Yeah, us neither. But besides being the work that earned the 2012 Nobel Prize in Economics for Americans Alvin E. Roth and Lloyd S. Shapley last week, it%u2019s also something that affects your daily life.