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Newlyweds: Don’t Let Financial Stress Take The Cake

Posted by Bethany Dutcher, VP Marketing on Jun 6, 2017 12:23:01 PM

There are so many things to think about when you’re just married, or about to be, and no one would rate finances as the most exciting of them. In fact, studies show that money (not relatives) is the number one reason couples argue. Those financial arguments (again, not relatives) are one of the top predictors of divorce.

So, how can you avoid becoming a statistic? Here are some tips.

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Topics: marriage, finances, wedding, financial goals, Budgeting

Money, Marriage and Living Happily Ever After

Posted by Bethany Dutcher, VP Marketing on Jul 28, 2014 11:44:00 AM

Whether youre just getting married or have been married for years, youve probably discussed all kinds of things: where to live, whether or not to have children, where you like to vacation, if youll get a dog or a cat (or both), and your hopes for the future. But have you ever had a serious conversation about money and your finances?

No, it’s not very romantic, but your finances are just as important as the love you have for each other. Did you know that money is the number one thing couples fight over and one of the leading causes of divorce? It’s true. So if you want to have a successful marriage, you must figure out how you’re going to handle your money.

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Topics: marriage, money

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