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Estate Planning: Securing Your Future as a Couple

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Long before the Obergefell v. Hodges decision made marriage equality a universal law in the United States, LGBTQ people have taken measures to ensure that their partners and children are cared for after they pass away. The right to marry has solidified the ability of a deceased person’s family to obtain assets or care for […]

Picking Up Pennies After Your Wedding: A Financial Guide to Married Life

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There are few steps in life as thrilling as getting married. You and your significant other have probably spent a great deal of time planning for the perfect wedding. Through all of this, you most likely have noticed how expensive the endeavor can be. Even though you may have been with your partner for many […]

Preparing for Common Wedding Disasters

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Most couples look forward to their wedding days with a mixed sense of nervousness and excitement. This is due to how much weight is placed on weddings these days. Brides and grooms alike do not want anything to go awry on their special days and will go to extreme lengths to ensure perfection. If this […]

When To Begin Planning a Honeymoon

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A wedding can often be a lot of work to plan. While you are losing your mind going over guest lists and calling an endless number of vendors to confirm dates, you are also probably forgetting all about planning a honeymoon. With so much to focus on while planning out your actual wedding, details about […]

Plan Your Halloween Wedding With Style

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Halloween brings with it many treats for the eye, the olfactory senses and the palate. Whether it’s the smells of cinnamon, apple cider and a crackling wood fire or the impressive array of orange, plum, ruby and black that adorns many homes, autumn brings a wide range of sensory pleasures that can work wonderfully in […]

Bringing Light to Your Ethereal Wedding

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These days, the ethereal wedding is all the rage. If you scan Pinterest for images about ideal ceremonies, you are sure to see events packed with visions of tea lights in glass jars illuminating old barns. This is because many couples are opting to have calm and ambient weddings. Marriage might be a cause for […]

Fitted and Fabulous: How To Shop for Wedding Attire

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Choosing your wedding attire is a key part of planning your same-sex nuptials. Your attire not only can complement your event’s theme and aesthetics, but also reflect your sartorial sensibilities. Looks, comfort and proper fit are important aspects to consider. If you’ve never shopped for formal wear or if you’re not sure where to start […]

Do You Need a Wedding Registry?

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Along with “something old, something new,” bouquet tosses, groom’s cakes and other typical wedding traditions, many couples usually include a wedding registry for their happy event. Depending on your circumstances, you may find that it’s either a wonderful way to help establish your new household together or a bigger pain than it’s worth. Even if […]

Winter Wonderland: A Guide to Your Winter Wedding

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The moment you and your partner decide to get engaged, your life transforms in peculiar ways. Suddenly, there is a countdown hanging above you until the day you finally tie the knot. While some of this time period will be magical and exciting, a great deal of it has the potential to add stress to […]

Exploring a Charitable Wedding

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Tying the knot with your partner can be a wonderful way to showcase your love to the world. Unfortunately, the events surrounding the union can also wind up costing you a bit of money. For many couples, a wedding can seem both unnecessarily decadent and ridiculously extravagant. In the current day and age, such opulent […]