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Retiring with Separate Accounts

July 06, 2018, No Comments by Kimberly L. Curtis

Many couples have separate bank accounts, with a shared or communal account to pay household needs and expenses. Both may contribute equally to the account, but still maintain individual checking and saving accounts. With a second marriage or both working outside the home, an arrangement like this is common. But when it comes to retirement, how does having separate accounts affect your retirement?

Marriage Money [Video]

July 27, 2017, No Comments by Kimberly L. Curtis

 

 

Americans have a lot of stress around money, and that easily filters into relationships. In a SunTrust Bank survey, 47% of responders said they and their spouse have different spending habits. And, 35% said that money is the leading cause of stress in their relationship.

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