Finances

5 Retirement Questions Every Couple Should Ask – and Answer

By: Merrill-Lynch/Bank of America Even newlyweds can benefit from having this conversation. The sooner you come to agreement, the easier it will be for you to put a plan in place to pursue your goals. PLENTY OF DIFFICULT FINANCIAL DECISIONS will come your way as you approach retirement, including questions about Social Security and Medicare, […]

Love and Marriage and Money: Can you get all Three?

 By Chuck Bentley The millions spent on Valentine’s Day may fuel the passions of new love, but if you want “happily ever after” you may want to consider a budget. I once counseled newlyweds, who just six months after their wedding, were struggling to keep their marriage together. The reason was no mystery. They had […]

Can this marriage be saved?

By Anna Miller for American Psychological Association With up to 50 percent of marriages ending in divorce, new research by psychologists is delineating the factors that make love last. Ask any young couple how long their marriage will last, and chances are, they’ll say forever, says Clark University psychologist Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, PhD, an expert […]

Managing Money Problems in Your Marriage

by Malini Bhatia www.marriage.com   Money problems in marriage are as common as the cold. But just like the cold, marital finances can cause headaches, too. That is, if you aren’t managing things as well as you should. We’ve all been there. Married life can be complicated. Get two different people together, and you’re bound […]