Getting married? Money could be the reason you end up divorced. Take these steps now and avoid the battles and frustrations later on.
From the save-the-date to the tabletop, we'll help you reduce the cost of your nuptials with these do-it-yourself suggestions.
Throwing a bachelorette party soon? Try one of these unique ideas to save some cash and create great pre-wedding memories.
Planning a wedding? You can hold the event in a spectacular location without paying thousands of dollars. Some are even free.
That's a 5.2% price hike over last year, which may mean increased confidence in the economy. But do we need to spend so much?
Bouquets and chocolates are still popular on Valentine's Day, but there's increasing interest in tech gifts. Clothing is a hot gift trend, too.
Is your sweetheart truly financially responsible and not living paycheck to paycheck or drowning in debt? There are indicators to look for.
VIDEO ON MSN MONEY
Copyright © 2013 Microsoft. All rights reserved.
Quotes are real-time for NASDAQ, NYSE and AMEX. See delay times for other exchanges.
Fundamental company data and historical chart data provided by Thomson Reuters (click for restrictions). Real-time quotes provided by BATS Exchange. Real-time index quotes and delayed quotes supplied by Interactive Data Real-Time Services. Fund summary, fund performance and dividend data provided by Morningstar Inc. Analyst recommendations provided by Zacks Investment Research. StockScouter data provided by Verus Analytics. IPO data provided by Hoover's Inc. Index membership data provided by SIX Financial Information.
The Market Dispatches column has been discontinued. Here's where to find the latest stock and business news on MSN Money, and the latest from market writer Charley Blaine.
MONEY & POLITICS
Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.