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Step by step guide to get our future married house in order?

We're getting hitched! Yay! I freak out about money, and I freak out that my fiancé doesn't freak out about money as much as I freak out. Is there a good step-by-step guide you'd recommend that we can go through together to make sure we're covering all of our bases for saving for retirement, saving for other stuff, and paying down debt?
posted by ashtabula to opelika on Jan 16, 2014 - 12 answers

Planning to have a baby before getting married?

So, I'm trying to get some opinions here: My fiance and I have been engaged for 4 months and are in our mid-20s. We are both in school (undergrad for him, grad for me), but due to my income, we wanted to wait one more year, so that it would be financially better for us (e.g., paying tuition, etc). We are both interested in having children, however, something has come up for me health-wise (ulcerative colitis) that would make it less safe (because of medications) to have a baby later on, compared with now. Here are my questions for you: 1) Would you have a baby before marriage? What would be the reasons? 2) Has anyone actively planned this before? How did it work out? I know some would say suck it up and push up the wedding, but it would save us a good 20K or so.
posted by queenba on Mar 16, 2013 - 49 answers

Who do you tell after you get married?

Curious about paperwork/notifications when getting married -- besides the marriage license. [more inside]
posted by asciident on Jun 1, 2010 - 13 answers

What's yours is ours

Marital Finances filter: I'm curious about how couples decide if they are going to be an "our money" couple or a "your money/my money" couple. [more inside]
posted by ThatCanadianGirl on Apr 13, 2010 - 69 answers

Newlywed Financial Advice

[FinancialAdviceFilter] I'm graduating college and getting married. Now what? [more inside]
posted by kraigory on Apr 7, 2010 - 9 answers

How to get on track to make major life decisions with the best outcome for me and my son?

Major life decisions thrown my way. Feeling totally inept at making a good decision. Any ideas on how to sort it out and get on track? [more inside]
posted by stormpooper on Sep 24, 2009 - 27 answers

Help me reconcile my feelings about potentially getting hitched and gaining a dependent (or two)

I’m an early-30’s guy, seeing an early-30’s girl who I think I could be with long term. She is unquestionably an awesome person, and I appreciate the fact that she brings a different perspective and background to the relationship than my own. As with many things, these differences can be a double-edged sword. Read on, below... [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 8, 2007 - 50 answers

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