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Life Changing Events

Marriage is one of the happiest times in somebody's life. It's also the most significant on their finances because it will most likely combine both spouse's debt. After the big day and honeymoon are over, it's time to talk money. You and your husband/wife should begin discussing shared financial goals. For example, do you want to save up for a home or are you ready to have a baby? If you find yourself struggling with figuring out the best financial goals to establish together, there are classes you can take like the Comprehensive Housing Counseling Service course. These courses are intended to help provide marriage financial advice.

Having children can add a lot to your life and dramatically change how you live. It's best to learn how to become more financially literate in preparation. There are courses to educate future parents concerning newborn financial preparation methods. For example, the Delaware Fatherhood Program teaches parents, especially fathers, how to be a great provider for their children and teach parenting education. One example to help you prepare for having a child is to start setting aside money for their college fund. Make sure to set aside 6 months of living expenses before the baby is due.

A divorce can be overwhelming and emotionally stressful. On top of that, the financial problems don't make it any easier. If you or someone you know is going through a divorce, there are classes available to help resolve any divorce financial stress. You should be willing to accept that after the divorce is over, you'll have significantly less money than you did while you were married. Deciding what goes to who can be the most complicated part to a divorce. Both spouses have a financial and emotional investment to everything in their home. The best tip to give for this is to try and handle it as quickly and orderly as possible without getting lawyers involved. They will only drag out the process and add even more stress.

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Comprehensive Housing Counseling Services
First Time home buyers preparedness, foreclosure prevention, credit rebuilding, and financ...
Delaware Fatherhood Program
Helps non-custodial parents, especially fathers, increase their ability to provide for the...
The Money School
The Money School offers FREE financial education classes and financial literacy resources ...
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The Money School
The Money School offers FREE financial education classes and financial literacy resources ...