More US adults are living together without tying the knot. What are the financial advantages and drawbacks?
Money and marriage may go together like a horse and carriage, but don't put the cart before the horse. Or buy one without talking to your spouse.
There will be plenty of ironing out to do as you merge your pocketbooks.
Does your family have a CEO and a CFO with well-defined responsibilities?
An interactive site lets you look inside U.S. households. What you see might surprise you.
Some college students are marrying strangers to qualify for lower tuition or more financial aid. Is this wrong?
Personal-finance personality Suze Orman says prenuptial agreements are for everyone contemplating a marriage. Good advice?
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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.
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