t’s that time of year when diamond rings in small velvet boxes are being presented with a flourish. December is the No. 1 month for engagements, according to the wedding planning website The Knot, and a new wave of proposals may be right around the corner on Valentine’s Day.
But newly engaged couples need to do more than pick out the dress, cake and caterer. They also need to figure out how they will merge their separate finances into a system that will keep them financially secure and blissfully wed until death do… Read the entire article by Maryalene LaPonsie on U.S. News.