How to Talk to Your Spouse about Money

by Erica Starr 11. February 2015
They say that money can’t buy happiness. While that may be true, the topic of finances in relationships can often be the pace car in how far your relationship is going to sail or not sail into the sunset. “Money problems” is still a front runner in the leading causes of divorce in the United States and has remained there for decades. A 2009 study found that couples who disagree over money once a week are 30% more likely to part ways than couples who have those same disagreemen... [More]

I Married into Poor Credit...Now What?

by Kelly McCready 28. January 2015
When you get married, you are taking on joint financial liabilities. This is a fact, like it or not. Just because you fell in love with someone who has destroyed their credit, doesn’t mean you have to live with it. However, you probably have to help fix it. If your spouse has poor credit, it can affect your joint credit accounts and potentially prevent you from opening certain accounts or receiving certain loans. In fact, until you straighten out your spouse’s credit, you may want to... [More]

Smart Ways to Save on Your Wedding

by Sara Seeger 2. October 2014
Weddings are expensive, it's a fact. If you've come across our recent wedding infographic, you've seen how much a wedding in Maryland costs on average (after you have recovered from the price shock). Don’t worry grooms and brides-to-be! There are ways to cut costs on your dream day without sacrificing the most important aspects of your wedding. The Date Consider scheduling your wedding in an off-peak time, such as November or most of January through March. Where there is less competition f... [More]


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