Category: Newlywed

How to Get Hitched – To Elope or Nope?

It’s a question that’s difficult to answer, but will inevitably arise when you are about to pass out in a pile of invitations and fabric samples. Is planning a wedding worth the hassle? Does it really matter whether you have daffodils, daisies or…dandelions?  To elope or not to elope, that is the question. If you’ve thrown up your hands in frustration, don’t give up! Through a title fight that would make Hamlet proud, we have…
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Wedding Guide: Having Your Wedding During the Coronavirus

Following suit with the rest of 2020, weddings have been suddenly interrupted by COVID-19. Unprecedented changes rattled not only thousands of ‘to-be-weds” but also the businesses of photographers, planners, venues, florists, caterers and more! To help you navigate the new uncertainties, here’s a list to assist you with adapting and re-tooling your wedding day plans and expectations: Covid-19 Travel Restrictions – Destination weddings were severely affected by pandemic travel restrictions. International travel to high COVID…
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What is a Joint Account and Should You Get One? Pros and Cons

Whether you are thinking of walking down the aisle or are newlyweds who just did, a blissful marriage comes with financial baggage – baggage that needs to be unpacked. Before you make any progress, you must first ask: Where do I even put my money? Deciding if you need a joint bank account is an important initial step in creating lifelong financial health in your marriage. Often financial matters may be stressful. A recent survey…
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6 Financial Topics You Probably Haven’t Discussed with Your Fiance Before Marriage

Discussing money with your spouse or partner is never easy.  Such conversations can be difficult because they involve a degree of honesty and vulnerability about a very sensitive part of your life.  69% of adults in committed relationships report avoiding talking about finances to prevent some sort of argument.  But, honesty serves as the foundation of any relationship, and this extends to the realm of finance. Planning ahead allows couples to streamline their financial connections…
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