January 2011

A Happy Marriage, A Partnership!

Have you heard people say that once you’re a newlywed it is no longer a “Me” thing it’s an “Us” thing!? Here's an article that describes how couples are looking for more of a “partnership” in a relationship, to mold and shape each other into becoming a ‘better’ person! Individuals in a relationship can offer things to one another that maybe they were lacking on their own, ultimately creating a more self-fulfilling, happy marriage!

Bridal Glow At Any Age

Did you know the age of the average bride getting married in 2011 is 25.8, up from age 20 in the 1960s*? While that may be the current statistic, the majority of my friends were closer to thirty when they tied the knot. Does this mean the era of the young blushing bride over?

Investing Wisely – A Few Tips for Newlyweds

Most newlyweds know that investing can be riskier than just stowing money away into a money market account or CD. As a couple, you may have very different ideas on how to invest your earnings. Instead of every man and woman for him or herself, you should talk to your partner and find out what he/she would like to do as well as inform them of your own ideas.

How to Change Your Name after Marriage in Common Law Marriages

Some of you may be asking yourself what is a common law marriage*? It’s when a couple has lived together for at least 7 years, right? Actually…no, that’s a MYTH! After some research, I found that not all 50 of the United States recognize common law marriages. As a matter of fact not even half do!

Newlywed New Year’s Resolutions: Do or Don’t?

Many newlyweds start thinking about their New Year’s Resolution in days between Christmas and New Year’s Eve. People come up with all kinds of things (i.e. to lose weight, quit smoking, organize their lives, take a dance lesson, earn a degree, etc.). These are all really good things to do to help become a healthier, happier you; so why do many of the people who pledge to do them fail?

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