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How do people find money to move out when separating or divorcing?

A asks B for a divorce. B is not surprised. B agrees, even though B would prefer to stay in an unhappy marriage rather than be branded with a scarlet D*. A wants to move out ASAP. Generally speaking, how do the financial logistics of this work? No special snowflake details inside. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 11, 2014 - 17 answers

 

Do we need a prenuptial agreement? If so, what might we want it to say?

Long-time couple finally getting married, and we think we might want a prenuptial agreement. What should we know about the practical aspects of creating and adhering to a premarital agreement? Same-sex couple in Massachusetts, more snowflakes inside. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 4, 2013 - 14 answers

It would almost be better if it were hookers and blow.

My SO and I are in a delicate and precarious financial & marital state and from my perspective he's actively fucking things up for us all. What can I do to get us on the right track? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 12, 2013 - 65 answers

Even tho he aint got money, I'm still in love with him, honey.

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]
posted by anonymous on Jul 26, 2011 - 15 answers

Am I selfish for asking for more input in our financial decisions?

Help me understand financial partnership in marriage. Snow flurries within. [more inside]
posted by Kitty Stardust on Feb 26, 2011 - 90 answers

So what about Mint?

I like Mint.com and I want to use it. My wife, she disagrees. This has caused some consternation. Maybe you can help. [more inside]
posted by kbanas on Nov 10, 2010 - 45 answers

Why can't I win even if I win?

When you "win" an argument with your spouse, it's not really winning, or is it? [more inside]
posted by abdulf on Sep 17, 2010 - 47 answers

How can I make a budget we can BOTH stick to?

Our household income has been cut in half in the last six months and although we theoretically have enough money to get buy, we keep running out. We're really bad at this. Help? (details inside) [more inside]
posted by threeturtles on Aug 21, 2010 - 36 answers

Normal wedding jitters, or a sign of bad things to come?

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]
posted by anonymous on Aug 16, 2010 - 60 answers

Helping my fiancee learn about money management.

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]
posted by anonymous on Mar 4, 2010 - 18 answers

Should people in debt go to certain states to get married?

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]
posted by serena15221 on Mar 14, 2009 - 13 answers

How do I get him to lay his cards on the table?

Getting married in September but my husband-to-be won't come clean about his finances. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 16, 2009 - 79 answers

Wedding, schmeddng!

Why have a wedding? [more inside]
posted by lannanh on Mar 4, 2008 - 53 answers

Love and Money

My husband of five months and I have different attitudes towards money. He’s more money conscious that I am, at least, that’s what he calls it. I think of his “money-consciousness” as a cross between minor cheapness and money obsession. I am right now at a crossroads in the relationship and I don’t know how to solve it or whether I should even continue it. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 8, 2008 - 56 answers

money troubles

I want to start being more financially responsible. My husband doesn't want to hear it. Can I do this without hurting our marriage? How? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 4, 2008 - 35 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

Should I just give him the money?

My husband is financially irresponsible. Do I bail him out? (Sorry for the long post) [more inside]
posted by triggerfinger on May 7, 2007 - 38 answers

Hating our money life right now

Will budgeting help? [more inside]
posted by frosty_hut on Apr 9, 2007 - 22 answers

Help me save money without killing my husband.

What's the best way to save money when you have a financially irresponsible spouse? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 26, 2006 - 42 answers

How much do you spend without telling your partner about it?

For couples: Along the same lines as the previous question, what's the maximum dollar value that you and your partner feel OK about spending without consulting the other? For me it's $75.
posted by luser on Sep 3, 2004 - 28 answers

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