Weddings and Marriage


Jan 2017

How Much Should I Give For A Wedding Gift?

Your college roommate or long time childhood friend invites you to their wedding. Or better yet, you’ve got a big family and your second cousin Joe is getting married and last time you saw him was two years ago at the family reunion. Now you have to go spend money to get an airline ticket, book a hotel room, and possibly buy a new dress...

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Dec 2016

Newly Married: Do we merge the money?

When you get married and take your vows, it goes something like this. I take you to be my lawful wife/husband/partner, to have and to hold, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, until death do us part. It does say for richer or poorer, but unfortunately many couples across America just don’t spend time discussing money when they...

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