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Marriage

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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All Questions: Marriage
NewPosted May 24, 2016

You have a lot of questions, but I have even more questions. Have you talked to your husband about your questions? Did he talk to you about this possi...

NewPosted May 18, 2016

If you are certain the trust stipulates marriage as being a requirement, apart from the age of 25, then I would discuss this with an experienced estat...

NewPosted May 14, 2016
Linda Jacob

Linda Jacob

CFP®, AFC®

There are a couple of ways to get out of debt and back on track. To start with, make a budget. Total up all your monthly take home pay. Next, start...

NewPosted May 14, 2016 · Austin, TX

Texas is a community property state. If earnings stay the same, and you file separate, your income would be $315K/2 = 157,500.

You don't have the op...

Posted April 27, 2016 · Las Vegas, NV
American Consumer Credit Counseling

American Consumer Credit Counseling

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...

Posted April 23, 2016

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

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

GreenPath (NFCC)

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 18, 2016 · San Diego, CA
Linda Jacob

Linda Jacob

CFP®, AFC®

Most likely your fiancé's income will be included in the income based payment once you are married. I would, however, encourage you to contact your l...

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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