Marriage is about an emotional connection, community involvement, bringing new lives into the world, providing mental and physical security for both partners, maturing, and—perhaps most importantly—becoming better people. Those who have been married once before know that this isn’t always the reality though. Conflicts that are ignored turn into bigger problems. And those bigger problems …

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Wondering what gifts are best for the wedding you are attending is pretty darn common. Do you go with the registry, or a monetary gift? If opting for the latter, how much should you spend? Weddings are expensive in terms of parties/special events, which is why free booze is a reception staple. Any couple that …

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wedding budget

So you’ve decided to get married again: this hardly means you can’t have the ceremony and reception you want! Do whatever feels right to you, and if you’re aiming to remain budget-conscious, check out a few money-saving tips that still allow you to have the wedding you always dreamed of. This is especially true if the …

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prenup

Prenups aren’t registered like marriage certificates, meaning it’s hard to gauge how popular the prenup is becoming. However, matrimonial attorneys say a growing number of senior citizens are doing the prenup thing. While such people aren’t as rich as Donald Trump, they still have more money than younger people, and many have children from previous marriages to …

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divorce finances

The emotional pain of divorce is often heartbreaking, as can the struggle to build an independent life that’s completely separate from the one you knew for so long. In addition to emotional turmoil, divorce is also expensive, and certainly a factor in financial disasters. But life after divorce must go on and so must your …

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prenup

The decision to create a prenup, or a prenuptial agreement, is a sensitive subject. Many people find them unromantic–to quote Charlotte from Sex and the City, “We haven’t even gotten married and we’re already talking about divorce.” However, a prenup may be very necessary depending on money and other assets, especially if one or both of you already …

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Life Insurance Needs After Divorce & Remarriage Written exclusively for IDoTakeTwo.com by David Rossett, a Financial Representative with the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network based in New York City for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Life insurance, more than most of the goods and services you buy, is tied to the circumstances of your life. You …

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Just what is a prenuptial agreement? Definition: prenuptial agreement, (premarital agreement), prenuptial agreements, prenup: A prenuptial agreement (also known as an antenuptial agreement, premarital agreement or prenup) is a signed and notarized agreement made by a couple before marriage that concerns various financial issues such as the control and possession of property and other assets taken …

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money and remarriage

Money is just paper, but it is definitely a major issue among married couples. Finances and remarriage can only add to the money issues that couples face due to the added pressures of alimony and child support. In relation to marriage and money most couples experience issues and arguments in three key areas. It is …

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remarriage and finances

There are many different things for re-marrying couples to consider, but none are more important than the issue of money. Since you have been married before, you most likely understand how small arguments about money can quickly lead to huge issues in your marriage. It is best to discuss all money issues before you remarry, …

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Finances & Remarriage

Money is often a topic of contention among most married couples and can lead to more arguments than any other issue. In fact, most couples fight about money twice as much as they argue about sex. This makes money an important issue to consider when you are attempting to remarry. If you have already experienced …

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