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I Tricked My Fiancee Into Doubling Her Retirement Contributions

Last month, my fiancée agreed to start making $50/mo contributions to her Roth IRA. We setup her up with an automatic contribution program so she wouldn't have to think about (otherwise it would never happen). I was really excited that...
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Small Steps Towards Merging Finances

Here are the financial actions my fiancée and I have taken since getting engaged: 1) Opened a joint savings account with monthly contributions for future vacations. 2) We started reading Smart Couple Finish Rich. 3) We reviewed my fiancée’s checking,...
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Merging Finances

As soon as we got engaged I wanted to dive right into our finances. I immediate saw it as an opportunity to cut costs and get both our balance sheets moving in the same direction towards financial freedom. My...
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