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What Financial Baggage Do You Bring To Your Relationship?

Money baggage in relationships.

Research confirms that money tops the list of reasons couples fight. Why recognizing your own shortcomings and biases around money — financial baggage, if you will — will lead to a happier, more successful relationship or marriage.

How To Have ‘The Talk’: 6 Tips For Couples Discussing Finances

Have better money talks with your partner

Learn the right way to talk about money with your boyfriend, girlfriend, husband or wife. Download our free Couple’s Money Worksheet.

A Simple Spreadsheet For Tracking Shared Expenses

Joint Expense Tracking Spreadsheet

If you and your partner (or roommate) both pay for different monthly expenses, how do you keep things square? This spreadsheet handles the math for you.

Married And Gay? How Post-DOMA Laws Will Impact Your Finances


Emerging laws following the overturn of DOMA are rapidly changing personal finance for married gay and lesbians couples. Here are the big things you need to know.

How to Merge Bank Accounts After Marriage


There are many arguments for keeping your financial accounts separate from your significant other, but the fact is that once you are married, all of your assets are joined in the eyes of the law. Merging your bank accounts after marriage is a very good idea. Here’s why.

Funny Money: Arguing Over Money with Your Significant Other

piggy bank with hearts on it

You try your best. You soak in knowledge from personal finance blogs with catchy names. You live and die by a budget. You max out your Roth IRA contributions. And none of it matters. Because no matter how good you happen to think you are with money, your wife/husband/live-in lovah will be certain that you […]

Death and Taxes…and Divorce? Don’t Let Tax Time Bring Your Marriage Down

Man Filling out Tax Form

It’s no secret tax time can be hard on romantic relationships. From the timing of when to file, to tracking down the records, to just plain having to do something you don’t want to do. Take control, and don’t let April 15 be the most miserable day of the year.

What’s Love Got To Do With It? The Financial Benefits of Marriage

Many millenials aren't marrying and missing out on many financial benefits to marriage.

Marriage is in the news again. With the Supreme Court deciding who is worthy of being married,  it seems worth taking a moment to think about why even get married in the first place. Sure we can talk about the benefits of togetherness and the importance of the institution as a foundation for society and […]

How to Date Online Inexpensively


If you’re single and seeking a relationship, chances are you’ve at least considered online dating. It became a hot topic among my friends last semester … two of them joined the free dating site OK Cupid, and we were all obsessed with hearing about their profile-browsing and dates. As even “traditional” daters know, doing the […]

♥ & $: Planning Your Dream Wedding? Might Want to Rethink That One


I went to get my hair cut the other day and my stylist, Sergio, told me he and his fiancé have finally set the date for their wedding: September, 2013; only four years after the birth of their son. As Sergio said, “Better late than never.” Much controversy has arisen over the deep decline in […]