Is a quote from a wedding planner giving you "sticker shock". Wedding planners can be a valuable resource and without one, you could ultimately end up paying more for your…
Weddings can already be very costly affairs. Knowing who and how much to tip is very important. This is one of those unexpected costs that can add up quickly if…
Cheating on a significant other isn’t always about sex. There’s another type of infidelity that is less talked about and harder to spot, yet has the same, damaging effect as any other type of betrayal: financial infidelity. And, according to a new Smart About Money survey, the number of people who are financially unfaithful is on the rise. Among those couples who have ever combined finances, two in five (42 percent) have committed some sort of financial deception.(more…)
So you recently tied the knot and have begun your journey towards “Happily Ever After.” What’s the next step? If it is your intention to do a name change, please do so with the MVA(Motor Vehicle Administration) and don’t forget the Social Security Administration. Why the Social Security Administration? For starters, when you file your first tax return as a married couple the name you provide on your tax return needs to match your social security card. The United States Treasury and the Social Security Administration work closely together and if you give a name different from what’s shown on your social security card, the IRS will reject your tax return and this could ultimately delay your refund. The name change (if you decide) should take priority since we all are “supposed” to file a tax return.(more…)
When couples first get engaged, their mind goes on instant overload thinking about what they want their Wedding Day to entail. They may have grandiose visions, or more laid back ideas; but no matter what type of wedding is desired, the first order of business is to come up with a budget.(more…)
This post was originally posted on Indigo Lace Collective Blog on August 24, 2016. This is an important post for Vendors & Brides alike. It is reposted here with permission from the article’s author.
I sat on the floor of my living room playing with my puppy and eating my morning yogurt. It was our typical morning routine with the Today Show playing softly in the background. But something caught my ear, and I hit up the volume a few notches. I sat there with my mouth hanging open. I was horrified and hurt about what I was witnessing. What followed in the next few minutes left me confused, and bewildered at the naiveness of the news anchors and the Rossen Report. In order for this blog post to not be a hundred pages long, you can watch the video here to get a grasp at what I’m talking about.(more…)