At the beginning of every month we like to bring you Marriage Prep, a column designed to give you a little advice that's less about planning the perfect wedding, and more about planning your life together. This month, the folks at InCharge Debt Solutions talk a little bit about ...

Special to OneWed From InCharge Debt Solutions Before your wedding is a great time to begin to think about issues that affect newlyweds. So much planning goes into the budget, decorations, food, invitation list and music, the reality of “what next?” is often overlooked…sometimes until it is too late ...

About The Man Registry Finances are an area of stress for many newly married couples. We encourage every bride and groom to properly research and openly discuss personal finances BEFORE the wedding day. The only way to plan for financial happiness and freedom is to talk with your fiancé/spouse ...

About The Man Registry Cold hard cash is still one of the most popular gifts to give for weddings. And what’s not to like? Cash gives the couple many options and provides a sense of comfort for newlyweds just starting out. Now assuming you aren’t getting married in ...

A couple of months ago we started a new section of our advice section called "Marriage Prep." The idea is that once a month we'll give you a little info that's not about how to plan your wedding, but about how to plan your life together. This month ...

Special to OneWed by Stephanie Schranz of Waddell & Reed It seems like there is so much focus on planning the perfect wedding. The bride and groom want everything to be perfect and usually there is a budget that must be followed. While couples realize the importance of a budget ...

In this week’s column, Wedding Maven Marta Segal Block offers some cold, hard truth about who holds the purse strings. Dear Wedding Maven, I recently got engaged. My parents have offered to pay for my wedding, which I’m very grateful for. However, I’m a little concerned about ...

In this week’s column, Wedding Maven Marta Segal Block answers a question about wedding contracts. Dear Wedding Maven, My friend and his fiancee signed a contract with a photographer for their wedding in summer 2010. They realize now that they can’t afford it, but the photographer won’t ...

A wedding tip you can bank on. Pat yourself on the back – you’ve given yourself plenty of time to plan. A smart girl like you knows that the first (and scariest) step of planning is talking money with your honey. It doesn’t seem like fun, but doing it ...

Special Feature by Barbara Waltz, co-founder of 24/7 Quote Us, an online resource blog and insurance quote comparison guide. To Have and to Hold: A Guide to Insurance After Marriage The caterer is set, the flowers picked out, and everything to the smallest detail has been ordered. With all ...

Special feature by Dr. Taffy Wagner, creator of Money Talk Before The Commitment Walk and The Debt Stops At The Altar Make way! Preparing to walk down the aisle is the June bride. The day that you have been waiting for is almost upon you. You can see your wedding ...

Special Feature by Dr. Taffy Wagner, Creator of Money Talk Before The Commitment Walk and Debt Stops At The Altar Do you remember that nursery rhyme that said “April showers bring May flowers”? For brides-to-be, April showers bringing May flowers could mean you are in the process of choosing your ...

About The Man Registry Statistics say that the number one reason that marriages go downhill is money matters. Unfortunately, we’ve all probably seen this happen to a couple we know. The worst part about it is that it doesn’t have to be this way. Any financial planner in ...

Special Feature from Dr. Taffy Wagner, Creator of Money Talk Before The Commitment Walk and Debt Stops At The Altar I read an article the other day regarding how getting married can affect your taxes. As you are preparing for marriage, understand that money has many roles in your individual ...

Should you and your groom change your coverage once you're married? Is it a good idea to recalculate your auto insurance rates? And what about insuring your vast collection of decorative unicorn pot-holders? Get the lowdown on the insurance decisions you should be thinking about with our special feature ...

We all know how it is: You get so focused on looking your best for a special event - like oh, I don't know, let's say a wedding - that you lose your mind a little bit. You want to fit into that perfect wedding dress so badly that suddenly ...

Alcohol is one of the big expenses of most wedding receptions. In most areas, your guests will expect an open bar, and costs can rack up faster than you think. Fortunately, your friendly former bartender is here to help. One of the most important things to know is that most ...

Special Feature from Dr. Taffy Wagner, Creator of Money Talk Before The Commitment Walk and Debt Stops At The Altar Over the last few days, I have watched different clips on morning shows or read in the news about brides saving money as they plan their wedding. One that really ...

Had you heard that there’s a recession on? You may not have noticed – the media has been pretty quiet about it. In 2009, the amount spent on the average wedding – last year around $23,000 – is expected to go down for the first time in more than ten years ...

Sure, you want to look amazing at your wedding, but a Savvy Bride like you knows you don’t have to spend a fortune to do so. Here are a few tips on finding the perfect white wedding dress without spending too much green. 1. Set a budget before you ...