Everyday money management is hard enough when you’re on your own, but when you add another person and a different set of financial perspectives into the mix, it can make it even more difficult. Luckily, Debt.com is here with the latest personal finance advice for couples to help you stay on track so you can reach your financial goals together.
August 22, 2017 | Dori Zinn
A good credit score will land you a future partner faster than a nice car, job, or body.
August 9, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader wants to start deceiving his girlfriend before he gets married.
July 13, 2017 | Joe Pye
LGBT couples spend less on weddings than heterosexual couples.
July 7, 2017 | Gregory Cox
A bad credit score could make dating more difficult
May 30, 2017 | Dori Zinn
The loss of a spouse or divorce is a major test of financial independence.
May 3, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader is looking for a “hack” to avoid telling his girlfriend the truth.
March 16, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Lack of communication about finances can ruin relationships. Most marriages that end in divorce prove that money played a part in some form.
February 27, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Young, unwed couples are buying homes faster than they were a decade ago. While married couples still make up the bulk of homebuyers, 15 percent are couples that aren’t married.
February 17, 2017 | Joe Pye
The majority of couples around the world are watching ahead of each other.
February 14, 2017 | Dori Zinn
Millions of Americans secretly stash money away from their partners and the older you are, the more acceptable it is.
February 14, 2017 | Joe Pye
Americans prefer financial stability over looks and fitness in romantic partners.
February 8, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
This week: The Super Bowl blew up a boyfriend’s promise to pay off debt.
February 7, 2017 | Dori Zinn
National Retail Federation estimates that V-Day spending will drop from $19.7 billion to $18.2 billion this year.
February 2, 2017 | Dori Zinn
It costs an average of $35,329 to get married. That’s more than double the annual salary of a minimum-wage worker.
January 25, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader is angry at his Internet-unsafe fiancee.
January 23, 2017 | Lucy Lazarony
Two couples share their advice for coping with added expenses of a new bundle of joy.
January 11, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
This week: A man has a dirty little secret he’s keeping from the love of his life.
December 15, 2016 | Michelle Bryan
Ryan Lochte’s fiancee is pregnant. How is the money-savvy couple handling it?
December 13, 2016 | Money Talks News
When a loved one dies, you have a lot on your mind. Paying off debt should not be one of them.
December 7, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader is appalled at the way her boyfriend and his family celebrate the holidays
December 1, 2016 | John Rampton
Finding the love of your life is tough enough, but there are special considerations with entrepreneurs.
November 24, 2016 | Dollar Stretcher
Knowing your options is important to a comfortable retirement.
November 24, 2016 | Debt.com
For those who answer yes, there’s good advice and even outside help.
November 23, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader is offended by her fiance, but she’s got an amusing plan to even the odds.
November 17, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Turns out that 24 percent of higher-earning and lower-earning Americans are equally likely to snoop on the credit report of someone they share an account with.
November 16, 2016 | Steve Rhode
A reader is worried that her ex sent her son to a pricey college without telling her.
November 14, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Turns out that millennial men and women have some different priorities when it comes to saving money and what they are saving for.
September 28, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader’s spouse didn’t turn in his taxes this year. What happens now?
September 12, 2016 | Dori Zinn
But saving does, and most of us prefer it that way
August 18, 2016 | Dollar Stretcher
If you are, here’s how to live a long and prosperous relationship.
June 20, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
You’ve heard the term “direct deposit,” but you probably don’t know what else it can do.
June 15, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader has a question for Howard that has nothing to do with her financial condition.
June 7, 2016 | Money Talks News
Dread leaving your kids each morning? Follow these tips and you’ll be staying home with them in no time.
June 6, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
The wedding season approaches. Here are some interesting financial developments.
May 18, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader says she and her husband never fought about debt, but they’re fighting over an inheritance.
May 12, 2016 | Money Talks News
Planning a wedding? Here’s what you really need to talk about.
March 16, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader worries about getting back into the job market after her youngest son moves out.
February 22, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
It’s not a romantic topic, but it’s perhaps the most important one.
February 17, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader doesn’t want to deny her daughter anything, but her husband does.
February 9, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
Hate Valentine’s Day as much as I do? Here’s how to turn that hatred into $100.
February 3, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
Not a broken heart. A flat-out broke heart.
January 5, 2016 | Money Talks News
They may not be as flashy or stylish as their high-spending friends, but savers have a sex appeal that’s all their own.
November 30, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Where you live can makes it more expensive to raise your children. Or cheaper.
November 18, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader is about to get married but worries that love will ruin his finances.
November 17, 2015 | Money Talks News
A depleted bank account shouldn’t hinder you from enjoying the company of the man or woman of your dreams.
November 11, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader wants to know if it’s legal for his divorce to affect his rates.
October 28, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader thinks he can make more money by working with his wife, but will he also make trouble?
October 22, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
These days, the “wedding day blues” means going deeply into the red.
July 15, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader wants someone to tell her she’s wrong about credit cards.
July 2, 2015 | Debt.com
With gay marriage now legal across the country, LGBT couples need to take a fresh look at their finances.
July 1, 2015 | Michael Koretzky
Three new studies, all released on the same day, explain why.
March 13, 2015 | Steve Rhode
A reader wants to know if rent is really “throwing money away.”
March 5, 2015 | Jess Miller
Something as simple as a lost tooth might give clues about the nation’s economic outlook.
February 10, 2015 | Michael Koretzky
5 marital problems you’ll never face by keeping your money a mystery.
October 23, 2014 | Michael Koretzky
And what I say to shut them the hell up.
October 14, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger
CNN says having kids boost men’s pay, but Dads won’t see a payoff for 15+ years, and Moms never do.
March 20, 2014 | Michael Koretzky
Guess how many women would change something about their marriage proposal.
March 10, 2014 | Michael Koretzky
Notice I didn’t say women are smarter than men. Because that’s not what the science shows.
October 2, 2013 | Meghan Stewart
You may think you’re too old to get an allowance, but couples who use this financial trick swear by it to save money and avoid financial fights in the home. Could the simple act of paying yourself lead to a better relationship and a brighter financial outlook?