Love & Money

  • Law And Romance Can Mix Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 1:21 PM ET

    Prenuptial agreements are often associated with millionaire moguls and super celebs, but the truth is prenups are not only for the über rich and famous. In fact, people of all ages and ranges of net worth could find a lot of value in signing one before they tie the knot.

  • Cohabitation Can Be Costly Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 1:26 PM ET

    The number of Americans trading in marriage for cohabitation continues to rise.  So, assuming that arrangement means commitment and longevity, couples need to make sure you have an estate plan in place to avoid some very unwelcome surprises down the road. 

  • Love In The City  Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM ET

    Five months into the Wall Street Crisis, the Big Apple is positioning itself as the new marriage capital, reports CNBC.com's Natalie Erlich.

  • Six Questions For Lovebirds Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 1:29 PM ET

    Whether it's marriage, parenthood or retirement, they'll always be pitfalls to avoid.  Start by being open and honest and you're half way there.

  • So, You Married A Spender Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 1:19 PM ET

    Part of the reason finances breed frustration is that we all enter relationships with our own philosophy on saving and spending, shaped for decades by family, friends and peers. While your spouse may be your ideal mate in many ways, it doesn’t mean you share his or her  spending philosophy.

  • Turn Money Talk Into Money-Saving Action Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 3:26 PM ET

    Sure times are tough, but there's no reason money has to divide you and your spouse.  Talk it out, compromise and  improvise and you'll probably find ways to save money,  from your home to your IRA.

  • Sweet Profits In A Sour Economy Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 1:32 PM ET

    Despite the souring economy, the business of love is sweeter than ever.  Traffic at online dating networks and engagement auction sites is booming; even New York City is trying to get a piece of the action.

  • Hard Times Make For Difficult Conversations Friday, 6 Feb 2009 | 1:27 PM ET

    If people have trouble talking about money during the best of times, you can imagine what a deep recession can do.  Marital experts say it is important for couples who are beginning to feel the repercussions of the economic crisis  to take time to work on their relationship to ensure it will endure.

  • 'War of the Roses' For a New Generation Wednesday, 11 Feb 2009 | 11:44 AM ET

    Divorce rates are down, and it’s not because everyone’s made peace across the rotten-marriage divide -- many couples simply can’t afford to divorce.

  • Valentine's Day Less Sweet For Restaurants Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 3:49 PM ET

    This year the holiday falls on a Saturday, already one of the busiest and most profitable day for restaurants. Restaurant operators prefer the holiday to fall on a weekday to maximize profits on a day that would normally be slower.

  • Signs of Financial Infidelity Thursday, 12 Feb 2009 | 4:45 PM ET

    Spending and hiding debt behind your back can be as much of a betrayal as marital infidelity. Here are some red flags to watch out for if you suspect your spouse is having a financial affair.

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