Newlyweds

Newlyweds have a lot to gain from going through the financial planning process. You have tough financial decisions to make. Who is going to pay the bills? Do we keep our money separate or combine? Are we now supposed to have a say in how each other spends their money? All these questions are best answered with the help of an objective, 3rd party professional.

The time to set up a healthy financial communication line is now.

Our comprehensive newlywed financial plan offers a review of your current financial lives and how to blend your finances together. We show you how you can achieve your financial goals by building a sturdy financial house.

Working with PWR, you can expect to gain new confidence about your overall financial picture and the steps you should take to build a solid foundation that can withstand job changes, a house purchase, children, and whatever else life throws your way.

Looking for a Newlywed Financial Plan? Review our service to see if it is a good fit for you.


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5 Myths About Credit Scores for Newlyweds

My Newlywed clients often ask me about how their credit score changes when they get married. I am sharing some of the typical myths I hear and discussing how your credit score is really affected by getting married or divorced. Myth 1: We have a joint credit score as a couple. Credit scores are calculated and given on an individual basis. When you get married, your credit scores do not get merged into one joint score. You will each remain... Read More

Allowances for Children

Age 5 is a common age when parents start thinking about issuing an allowance to children.   The goal with an allowance is to teach children about personal finance and delayed gratification.  Children who practice delayed gratification tend to be more successful in life.  Thankfully, this is a skill that can be acquired with practice.   You may choose to tie the allowance to chores, or not.  There are two schools of thought on the topic, which you can read about here.  Personally, I... Read More