financial considerations when getting remarried

Financial Considerations When Getting Remarried

Preparing for marriage is always an exciting, joyful time. There are also financial considerations to take into account, and this is particularly true of couples who are remarrying after divorce or death of a spouse. Addressing these concerns before saying “I Do” can help minimize questions and concerns for both the couple and their extended fa...


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5 Ways Spenders and Savers Can Find Common Ground

If you believe the old axiom “opposites attract,” you won’t be surprised if you find yourself in a relationship with someone who’s different from you. But when money habits are one of those differences, your partner’s quirks can quickly go from charming to alarming. It is definitely challenging for spenders and savers to navigate being in...


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How to Conduct a Family Financial Audit

With the school year in full swing and the holidays quickly approaching, it’s the perfect time to do a family financial audit. Don’t let the sound of it intimidate you. It simply means taking the time to evaluate expenses that affect the whole family and seeing where you can make adjustments to save money. Now that doesn’t sound so bad, right...


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Five Ways to Help Aging Parents Navigate Finances

Use of technology among senior citizens continues to skyrocket, but many older Americans have difficulty using technological tools for financial matters, preferring instead the same methods they have always used. If your aging parents are experiencing financial challenges, here's how you can help: Real-Time Banking Twenty years ago, you could wri...


Mixing Family and Finances

Mixing family and finances can lead to delicate situations. Whether you’re seeking help or willing to assist a loved one in need, it’s important to take steps to preserve your relationships before money switches hands. In this educational series, we’ll tackle some of the tough financial situations that loved ones face. We’ll equip you wi...


Tips for Assisting the Boomerang Generation

Millions of Americans belong to "Generation Boomerang," a term now used to describe 20-somethings who move back in with their parents after graduating college or after several years in the workforce. In some cases, this younger generation moves back home by choice. Others are forced to following significant financial challenges affecting their a...