The average cost of an American wedding is almost $30,000, and wedding photography and videography account for a whopping 15% of the total. If you're fretting about how you're going to pay for them, use these tips for getting less expensive professional wedding photography and videography.
Weddings are one of the biggest — and most expensive — events in many people’s lives. But they don’t have to be. Start your lives together on solid financial footing by setting a reasonable wedding budget and sticking to it. We’ve gathered our best tips on how to do just that.
Your wedding is one of the biggest days of your life. You want it to be fabulous! But the average wedding comes with a lot of waste and cost. Most nuptial staples aren’t made with the environment or your wallet in mind. But all hope is not lost thanks to these money- and environment-saving tips.
Weddings can be expensive. And the amount you spend on food and drink for the reception is a big culprit. These modern wedding savings tips can help you limit what you spend on bites and beverages for your guests with minimal impact on how you experience your big day.
In the U.S., both parents are legally expected to provide financial support for a child, even if they live in separate households. What happens if child support payments aren’t paid, and how can you avoid owing back child support? Learn more here.
For families with a nonworking spouse, the IRS allows both spouses to contribute to IRAs based on the joint household income to help them save more money for retirement. Learn about spousal IRAs, their rules, who is eligible to contribute, and the benefits of using these tax-sheltered accounts.
An engagement ring for your partner is one of the biggest purchases you’ll ever make — and definitely one of the most stressful, especially if you’re tight on cash. Fortunately, when it comes to ring shopping, there are several ways to reconcile big dreams with a less sizable budget.
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.
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 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.
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.
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...