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Marriage: A Financial Partnership

Posted by: Irvin G. Schorsch III

Marriage is more than a romantic relationship – it is a financial partnership between the couple. For better or worse, married couples must work together on their financial goals...


Don't Let Your Finances Affect Your Love

Posted by: Irvin G. Schorsch III

Any new relationship has finance issues that need to be dealt with. Many couples make some of these common mistakes that can be easily avoided. As the founder and president of PCM...


For Richer, Not Poorer: Five Ways to Manage Money and Marriage

Posted by: Irvin G. Schorsch III

Money can’t buy you love, but fighting about it can buy you a whole lot of marital strife. In fact, money issues are the primary reason many couples untie the knot. Though it may not sound romantic, tending to your finances is a key part of nurturing your relationship. Here are five ways you and your partner can achieve a more perfect union.


Fiscally Responsible Gifts That Truly Last a Lifetime

Posted by: Irvin G. Schorsch III

Are there truly gifts that last a lifetime? No matter what the state of the economy, nearly all of us wonder what will make for the best gifts this holiday season. iPads for kids? Gift certificates for mom and dad? These are all well and good — but what about giving a gift that provides genuine value beyond the latest trends? Is it possible to indulge in a bit of retail therapy while still making your purchases count?


How Not to Become the Financial Caregiver Once Kids Grow Up

Posted by: Irvin G. Schorsch III

You may have known what to expect when you were expecting, what to expect during the toddler years and how to talk so kids will listen and listen so kids will talk. But parenting experts never addressed what to do when your adult child asks you for financial help. It’s an unfortunate trend, but according to the National Endowment for Financial Education, nearly 60 percent of parents provide financial support to their adult children