Marriage Advice


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Marriage Advice

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How do you handle finances in marriage?

We break down three things to consider for stronger finances, together.

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You not only have to prepare for your own financial future, but also the future of your spouse and growing family.[/mk_fancy_title][vc_custom_heading text=”Prepare your family’s finances. Start with these tips: ” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:24|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][mk_divider style=”thin_solid”][vc_single_image image=”13311″ img_size=”full”][vc_custom_heading text=”Update your coverage” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:24|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]Now that you’re married, you’ll want to make sure your beneficiaries are up to date and your coverage is adequate for your new combined life.[/vc_column_text][mk_mini_callout]Pro tip: Make sure your spouse is protected in case something happens to you.[/mk_mini_callout][mk_divider style=”thin_solid”][vc_single_image image=”13312″ img_size=”full”][vc_custom_heading text=”Have you had “the money talk”?” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:24|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]Understanding your spouse’s emotions about money can help you avoid problems and move forward with success. Getting the “money thing” right is a great first step in any marriage. From paying off debt to saving for retirement, we recommend setting aside time at least once a month to talk about money.[/vc_column_text][mk_mini_callout]Pro tip: A marriage workshop can give you both a healthier relationship with each other and with money.[/mk_mini_callout][mk_divider style=”thin_solid”][vc_single_image image=”13358″ img_size=”full”][vc_custom_heading text=”Combining finances” font_container=”tag:h2|font_size:24|text_align:left” google_fonts=”font_family:Open%20Sans%3A300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C600%2C600italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C800%2C800italic|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal”][vc_column_text]Going from managing your own finances to sharing financial responsibility isn’t always a smooth transition (and could lead to unnecessary discord in your new marriage). Get on the same page about your financial future; establish your goals and how you’ll achieve them together.[/vc_column_text][mk_mini_callout]Pro tip: These simple steps can help you get on the right track with your spouse early in your marriage.[/mk_mini_callout][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_raw_html]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[/vc_raw_html][ess_grid alias=”marriage_advice”][/vc_column][/mk_page_section][mk_page_section bg_color=”#f05249″ padding_top=”0″ padding_bottom=”0″ sidebar=”sidebar-1″][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1450315333092{padding-top: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;}”][mk_custom_box padding_horizental=”0″ margin_bottom=”0″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”9/12″][mk_fancy_title color=”#ffffff” size=”40″ font_weight=”300″ letter_spacing=”-2″ margin_bottom=”0″ font_family=”Open+Sans” font_type=”google” align=”center”]Questions? 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