money and marriage

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.

Is Your Spouse Cheating On You Financially?

Though 82% of all couples surveyed say they've never kept a spending secret from their partner, according to a new report from ING Direct and Capital One, that still leaves a lot of people using all sorts of tricks to hide purchases.

Marriage and Money: How Do You Join Your Finances?

As my wedding day approaches, I am beginning to understand that marriage is not just a union of love; it's also a joint venture that includes the combining of financial assets. Cue the discussion of ... The Shared Bank Account.