When money gets in the way of your relationship, it can be a recipe for disaster… and divorce. Wedded bliss may not be so blissful if one or both partners are saddled with financial issues like debt and bad credit. Luckily, Debt.com is here to help married couples find their financial footing together as a couple, so money won’t cause an end to your marriage.
August 9, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader wants to start deceiving his girlfriend before he gets married.
August 4, 2017 | Michael Koretzky
Our favorite answer: Marrying the wrong person.
July 13, 2017 | Joe Pye
LGBT couples spend less on weddings than heterosexual couples.
May 30, 2017 | Dori Zinn
The loss of a spouse or divorce is a major test of financial independence.
May 11, 2017 | Dori Zinn
One-in-five couples are changing their honeymoon travel plans. That could hit the travel and tourism industry by plummeting $215 million to $430 million annually.
May 4, 2017 | Make Change
Weddings are expensive, but these three thrifty brides had the day of their dreams while continuing to save for happily ever after.
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 22, 2017 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader is upset her boyfriend only gives gift cards as presents. Here’s a compromise.
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 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 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?
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.
October 20, 2016 | Dori Zinn
Women who take career breaks could face a retirement savings shortfall of nearly $1.3 million.
June 6, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
The wedding season approaches. Here are some interesting financial developments.
May 12, 2016 | Money Talks News
Planning a wedding? Here’s what you really need to talk about.
April 7, 2016 | Debt.com
I’m not sure I’ll do it ever again, either.
February 3, 2016 | Michael Koretzky
Not a broken heart. A flat-out broke heart.
January 13, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader wants to know how to shut up her boyfriend about her lottery habit. Howard sees a bigger problem.
November 18, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
A reader is about to get married but worries that love will ruin his finances.
August 6, 2015 | Debt.com
Never say “I do” to the first price you’re offered.
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 6, 2015 | Michael Koretzky
This week: No question is too big, small, or weird for a millennial opinion poll.
February 24, 2015 | Jess Miller
If you’re going to do something immoral, at least do it the right way.
February 23, 2015 | Jess Miller
Women save better than men, but talking about financial planning is a different story.
December 9, 2014 | Clair McLafferty
How do you throw a party for 150 people without going into debt or looking cheap? Like this.
October 15, 2014 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA
Before he says, “I do,” here’s what one engaged man needs to do first.
September 24, 2014 | Jason Steele
Answer: a lot younger than you think.
June 20, 2014 | Michael Koretzky
Here are Debt.com’s favorite personal finance posts from other places this week — no Y chromosomes allowed.
March 20, 2014 | Michael Koretzky
Guess how many women would change something about their marriage proposal.