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Money Talks Every Couple Should Have

Money Talks Every Couple Should Have

Some of the most famous lines from one of history’s most well-known love stories involves a young woman asking her love interest to cut off his family. If he refuses to do so, she’s prepared to disown her own family and identity, based only on his pledging...
Quiz: How Do You Stack Up Against America’s Affluent?

Quiz: How Do You Stack Up Against America’s Affluent?

Generation, geography, and gender can influence not only what parents are doing for their children, but also what they think their children want to be done for them. And how much money families have impacts not only what they do with their finances, but also...
Leveraging Credit Card Rewards for Your Dream Vacation

Leveraging Credit Card Rewards for Your Dream Vacation

Vacations are great – and they’re better when they’re free. If you’ve been paying attention, then you know that there are a wealth of credit cards on the market – all enticing you to sign up with the offer of miles, points, or cash...
Living Happily Ever After: Finances After the Wedding

Living Happily Ever After: Finances After the Wedding

Congratulations! You’ve survived the Big Day and the build up to it. So what comes next? Well, to put it succinctly: now comes the rest of your lives. Thinking about financial considerations do not just stop at saying “I do.” As you move forward with your...
Walking Down the Aisle: Wedding Finances

Walking Down the Aisle: Wedding Finances

You’ve decided to make that leap into marriage, but turning that wedding dream into reality takes a lot of careful thought and planning. You want to celebrate your marriage with a wedding that honors you as a couple, without mortgaging your souls to do so....
Financial Considerations Before Saying “I Do”

Financial Considerations Before Saying “I Do”

Money is not on the list of romantic topics. But it is the leading cause of stress in a relationship. So if you’re interested in lasting longer than saying “I do,” there are some basic money talks we recommend having with your partner as you decide to spend...
Guide: Marriage, Weddings and Money

Guide: Marriage, Weddings and Money

Wedding season is upon us, and at Personal Capital, we realize how much life decisions impact your financial choices – and vice versa. Marriage and money go hand-in-hand, whether you are thinking about getting married, planning a wedding, or have...
6 Financial Questions to Ask Your Dad on Father’s Day

6 Financial Questions to Ask Your Dad on Father’s Day

It’s Father’s Day, which is a special day to celebrate the special men in your life. Whether you are a father, have a father, or may be a father, it’s a good time to ask some questions that will greatly impact your financial future. Some of these...
Tax Considerations Same-Sex Spouses Must Now Consider

Tax Considerations Same-Sex Spouses Must Now Consider

The road to marriage for same-sex couples is now possible and clear. With all its rights and responsibilities, the road after marriage may be a little less so. As we near the end of another tax season, let’s get some clarity around taxes for same-sex...
How Marriage Can Impact Your Taxes

How Marriage Can Impact Your Taxes

As you and your spouse prepared to walk down the aisle, chances are you were daydreaming about that beautiful day to profess your love to the world, that search for your first home together, and even starting a family. The honeymoon often ends, though, when...


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