We are getting married. I want to protect her against my personal debts- IRS and old student loans. Are these loans transferable to a spouse? Leaving aside for now my financial management issues, is there anything (New York State) that will shield her?
How do I prioritize between emergency savings, retirement, and student loan payments in a new marriage?
Newly married, and trying to figure out emergency savings vs. retirement vs. paying off debt vs. saving for a family. Please help me prioritize. [more inside]
Gettin' hitched to a great guy (with some non-great credit). What do we need to do to protect my (pretty ok) credit? [more inside]
I’m engaged. Wedding date is set, I have my dress and all our vendors are booked. But, thinking about life with my fiancé is scaring me. Is this normal pre-wedding jitters, my own anxiety, or a sign that we aren’t right for each other? [more inside]
I missed the clue train. [more inside]
My fiancee has issues with finances. How best can I help her/us in our pending marriage with respect to her general frustation with finance issues, money management, savings and debt repayment? [more inside]
Looking for success stories on financial recovery from debt acquired in an unequal income marriage with some abusive behaviors.… [more inside]
What's the deal with married people being responsible for each other's debts, even ones they incurred before they got married? In most states, are married people really considered to be like one person when it comes to financial matters? I mean after all, you're not "one person" until you get married, so how would you be responsible for past debts of someone before you even met them? [more inside]
Separation of Personal Debt in an Ongoing Marriage (NZ Law) [more inside]
I truly love my wife, but I am really angry at her for screwing me up financially. If you have been in a similar situation, what have you done to forgive and forget? [more inside]
I'm going to marry a guy who has a lot of debt and possible trouble with the IRS. What should I know? [more inside]