Advertiser Disclosure
X

Advertiser Disclosure: The credit card and banking offers that appear on this site are from credit card companies and banks from which MoneyCrashers.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site, including, for example, the order in which they appear on category pages. MoneyCrashers.com does not include all banks, credit card companies or all available credit card offers, although best efforts are made to include a comprehensive list of offers regardless of compensation. Advertiser partners include American Express, Chase, U.S. Bank, and Barclaycard, among others.

Married Filing Taxes Jointly Separately

Married Filing Taxes Jointly vs. Separately – Which Is Better?

If you’re married according to IRS rules, you have a decision to make: Should you and your spouse file jointly or separately? Each filing status has its own set of benefits and potential pitfalls. Here’s everything you need to know to choose which one is the best for your financial situation.
Gavel Cash Money Judge Lawyer

Filing Taxes After Divorce – Tax Implications & Claiming Children

Following a complicated divorce, filing taxes sometimes becomes even more complex than when you filed as a couple. Here are some of the issues you need to consider when filing your taxes after a divorce.
Divorce Broken Heart Wedding Rings Gavel

10 Divorce Settlement Mistakes That Can Cost You & Your Family

Divorce is a trying time financially as well as emotionally. Fortunately, there are things you can do — and avoid doing — to help keep the process moving and potentially reduce the cost. As you work with your spouse to divide up your life together, here’s what not to do.
Bride Groom Figurine On Stack Of Pink Coins Glitter Wedding Day Expenses

Money Management & Saving Tips for Engaged or Newly Married Couples

Getting married is exciting, but it can also be stressful, especially when issues arise around money. If you’re newly married or about to settle down with your significant other, there are ways to manage your money together that can spare your relationship a lot of distress. Read on for our best tips.
Date Night Couple Spouse Lights Heart

26 Creative Ideas for a Romantic Date Night at Home (on...

We've all heard that regular date nights are important to keep a marriage healthy and strong. Yet these days, everyone is busy, tired, and...
Divorce Cost Expensive Broken Heart

How Much Does a Divorce Cost? – Types & Ways to...

It’s no secret that getting married can be expensive. But getting divorced costs almost as much — an average of $13,000 per partner. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be this costly. If you and your partner can agree on significant issues, you can end your marriage for less — maybe even on the cheap.
Love Xoxo Champagne Pink Party Wedding Decoration

13 Alternatives to Having a Traditional Wedding That Won’t Break the...

Nontraditional weddings are becoming a popular choice for couples who don't want to cash in their savings or go into debt for a traditional...
Cash Gold Wedding Bands Rings Cash

17 Conversations to Have About Money Before Getting Married

It's no secret that money arguments are one of the top predictors of divorce. Yet according to a 2019 SunTrust survey, only 51% of couples...
Divorce Broken Wedding Ring

8 Financial Mistakes to Avoid After Getting Divorced

Even if you're happy to part ways with your partner, divorce sucks. Depending on how many assets you shared with your former spouse and how...
Wedding Wooden Board Sign Heart Arrow Outdoors Waterfall

9 Ways to Save Money & the Environment With a Green...

As anyone who has gotten married or attended a wedding in the last decade can attest, most weddings these days are hardly a quick ceremony...
Two Savings Account Getting Married

Should Married Couples Combine Their Finances or Keep Money Separate?

If you asked a random assortment of couples about the subjects they fight with their significant other over, you'd most likely hear the same...
Cheap Wedding Reception Food Drink Menu

50 Cheap Wedding Reception Food & Drink Menu Ideas on a...

To my credit, I didn't dismiss out of hand my future wife's plan to pit-roast a whole hog at our wedding reception. I just...