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Marriage is the legal process of recognizing the union of two people in a relationship. Many couples choose to merge finances when they marry.

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NewPosted April 27, 2016 · Las Vegas, NV
American Consumer Credit Counseling (NFCC)

American Consumer Credit Counseling (NFCC)

NFCC Certified Credit Counselor

Unfortunately, there's no way to give you a yes or no response to this question since there are so many differences in locations around the country an...

NewPosted April 23, 2016

Ask him. If he doesn't want to answer, ask your attorney to have a judge order him to respond.

NewPosted April 23, 2016 · Phoenix, AZ
GreenPath (NFCC)

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NFCC Certified Credit Counselor

Great question. The key is understanding your budget in terms of net income coming in per month against expenses going out per month without use of c...

Posted April 13, 2016 · Houston, TX

The reason to keep multiple Roth IRAs open is to allow for recharacterization back to a traditional IRA if you're within the allowable time frame. If ...

Posted April 13, 2016

Buying a new home is exciting but there are a lot of costs beyond just principal and interest payments. You need to factor in property taxes, maintena...

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Blake Fambrough

Blake Fambrough

CFP®, ChFC, CLU

It depends. First, we need to make sure you have enough of your assets positioned appropriately before investing. For example, adequate amount of asse...

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Before I answer your question, I would like to ask the following questions that will reveal if you have any anticipated debit in the future:

  1. will b...
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John C Brandy

John C Brandy

CFEd, AAMS

Let's sort this one out. Yes, paying rent is similar to throwing money away with the exception that you get to have a roof over your head. There's e...

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What you owe on the mortgage is irrelevant. The gain or loss is the difference between the sales price minus costs of sale and your basis in the prop...

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Ted Halpern

Ted Halpern

AAMS, AWMA, CRPC, RFC

When making a decision of this nature you are right to think about your long-term goals. However, in the absence of more details such as:

  • How much y...
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