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After the wedding, you'll start the rest of your lives together. Go on a honeymoon, find your dream home & car; maybe start a family.

Forever After :Legal & Finance

Family Planning

Before you get married, think about the family you'd like to have.

Forever After :Legal & Finance

Merging Your Finances!

Getting married means accepting change and combining two lives into one.

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Forever After : Legal & Finance

Diving Into Married Life

article by Anna Sachse, CTW | posted on January 23, 2015 at 5:00am

With all the details that go into organizing a once-in-a-lifetime party for 50, 100, 200 or more of your nearest and dearest, it’s easy to forget that life goes on after the big day is over. Even if you dated for years and/or lived together before the wedding, the weeks and months that follow can sometimes be a bumpy road. But planning for the potential downs should make them a little easier t…

Forever After : Legal & Finance

Family Planning

article by Anna Sachse, CTW | posted on January 21, 2015 at 5:00am

Some engaged couples can’t wait to start having kids, others have it firmly on the back burner, and many are somewhere in between. There’s no “right” schedule to follow, but making sure you are on the same page pre-I do’s is essential. “Having kids isn’t like saying you really want a bread maker but it’s OK that he doesn’t, or vice versa,” says Anne Chertoff, a New York-ba…

Forever After : Legal & Finance

Merging Your Finances!

article by Metro Creative | posted on December 29, 2014 at 5:00am

Getting married means accepting change and combining two lives into one. After tying the knot, certain decisions and discussions are easier than others. Conversations about money may be one of the hardest topics for newly married couples to navigate. Couples are heading to the alter later than they did in generations past. In the United States, the average age of a first marriage is now 27 for wo…

Forever After : Legal & Finance

Blending Your Finances

article by Metro | posted on June 11, 2014 at 5:00am

Planning a wedding is a collaborative effort for couples. But the decisions do not end when the wedding reception wraps up for the night. Although couples spend months choosing everything from wedding bands to registry china patterns, even more decisions are on the horizon. These include decisions on housing, when to start a family and how to merge bank accounts, bills and investments that compr…

Forever After : Honeymoon

Must Pack Honeymoon Gear For Guys!

article by Timothy Schulte, CTW | posted on May 28, 2014 at 5:00am

Guys have it easy when it comes to packing for the honeymoon. Grab a handful of clothes and just make sure you have enough pairs of boxers, right? OK, maybe not quite that easy, but the one area guys should put a little thought into when packing is their dopp kitt. Dopp kit, shaving kit, whatever you want to call it, here are a few things you should make sure to include: Razor Duh. You may be o…

Forever After : Honeymoon

Eight Simple Rules To Have The Best Honeymoon Ever!

article by Brooke Showell, CTW | posted on May 23, 2014 at 5:00am

1. Choose a Destination You’ll Both Love She dreams of a “foodiemoon” in France, he wants to sail the Florida Keys. What’s the compromise? “Travel psychic” Linda Lauren says to sit down together with a map and look at the places you both have considered. “Say the names aloud to each other and see how it makes you feel. Happy? Excited? You will internally know what place will nour…

Forever After : Legal & Finance

Six Budgeting Tips For Your Dream Wedding

article by Anna Sachse, CTW | posted on May 09, 2014 at 5:00am

1. Have your ceremony at the same location as your reception, advises Sarah Trotter, owner of Lasting Impressions Weddings and Event Coordination in Minnetonka, Minn. You’ll save money on rental fees, décor, transportation and more, in addition to cutting down on photography time. 2. If you’re crafty, buying a DIY kit or pattern instead of a pre-made item can save you a quite a bit, says Sar…

Forever After : Legal & Finance

Show Me The Money!

article by Metro Creative | posted on December 02, 2013 at 5:00am

Newlyweds often have a lot on their plates upon returning from their honeymoons. One of the more critical issues newly married couples must address is their finances and how those finances will be combined going forward. Combining finances can be a touchy subject for many couples, especially those who had not given much thought to their finances prior to tying the knot. But there are steps couple…

Forever After : Honeymoon

Wedding Poll: Where Are You Going On Your Honeymoon?

poll by Buffalo Brides | posted on October 25, 2013 at 5:00am

Honeymoons are a great way for a couple to privately celebrate getting married and spend their first few days as a married couple. Where would you like to spend your honeymoon?

Forever After : Honeymoon

Tips For The Perfect Honeymoon

article by Metro Creative | posted on October 16, 2013 at 5:00am

As couples cope with the stress and struggles of planning a wedding, many begin to see their honeymoons as a time when they can finally unwind and relax without having to worry about seating arrangements, vendor negotiations or the host of other responsibilities that come with planning a wedding. But securing the perfect honeymoon can be nearly as difficult as planning the wedding. The biggest di…

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