Three Questions To Ask Before You Get Married for the Second Time
3 Reasons Not to be Homeowners Before Marriage
Did you know that 66% of second marriages end in divorce? Yikes. One might think people in their second marriage would experience fewer issues because they already stubbed their toes enough the first time! But… it may be a little more difficult than that. Old habits die hard, blended families present new challenges, and communication […]
Money and Engagement – Do They Mix?
More and more young couples are buying a house together before saying “I do.” But that comes with big risks. Originally appeared in Your Tango, Article published in August 2015 and reposted in February 2017.
Prenuptial Agreements – Should We or Shouldn’t We Prenup?
Scott and I were asked to write about money and engagement in a chapter in a book for soon-to-be-married couples. Our topic was “Getting Along About Money.” Right up our alley, right? Definitely! Funny thing is, it caused Scott and I to talk specifically about our own engagement and what we discussed before getting married. It sounded like […]
The number one cause for divorce is miscommunication about money – in most cases it is better to “get it all on the table” versus waiting until it is to late. Some couples wonder, “Are we setting ourselves up for divorce by having a prenup?” The simple answer is, “No.” There are some very practical […]