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  • 10 most popular gender-neutral baby names

      

    Shakespeare first posed the question in Romeo and Juliet — What's in a name? While we wouldn't want to put words in the Bard's mouth, we can tell you what's not in a name...

  • Father spends $1.67 at Goodwill on suit for daughter's wedding

      

    You've got to hand it to him — Dick Schuller is one man who knows how to reduce the cost of a wedding! Clark once famously spent $2.75 on a used suit at a Goodwill in Dayton, Ohio for...

  • Study: Do couples who drink together stay together?

      

    A new study reveals some interesting findings about couples and alcohol. As it turns out, the couple who often shares a drink together may be more likely to stay together.  Read...

  • 6 money tips for parents

      

    If you've got kids, you know there's always a need for info about more ways to save money and protect your family! These tips are written to help parents who have kids of varying ages...

  • Letting babies ‘cry it out’ not harmful, study says

      

    This may help parents sleep better. Babies who cry themselves to sleep do not suffer emotional, behavioral or other health issues, researchers say. Read more: Children could face drowning...

  • What's the ideal bedtime for kids?

      

    If you have children, you know that kids and bedtime typically don't mix. Kids are usually so amped up with energy in the evening that it's hard to get them to fall asleep. But the...

  • Wedding guest gets email from bride with 'gift adjustment' request

      

    A wedding gift can be an expensive purchase, but what if you didn't give a large enough gift? That's the question facing one person who posted her conundrum online. Read...

  • It costs $703 just to attend a wedding now

      

    You may dread receiving certain mail, particularly bills reminding you how much you owe. And if you’re like some Americans, you may get that same sinking feeling when a wedding invite...

  • Top 25 most expensive places in America to get married

      

    According to a survey conducted by the The Knot, the average cost of a wedding in the U.S. is $32,641. Read more: Does a glitzy wedding make the marriage? But many engaged...

  • Save up to 85% on the cost of your wedding dress

      

    Something old, something new, something borrowed… This new startup wants to rent you a designer gown for your wedding.

  • Longest married couple has great financial advice for everyone

      

    John and Ann Betar are America's longest married couple. At 104 and 100 years old, respectively, the couple told The Washington Post their best tips for staying together and staying...

  • It's critical that parents share this information in case of an emergency

      

    Editor's note: Liz Seymour is a stay-at-home mom and author of "Moms and Money," a new ClarkHoward.com series focused on helping moms establish a solid financial plan and better...

  • How to plan a cheap wedding

      

    Wedding planning season is here as couples race to plan the perfect nuptials in time for a summer wedding date. But before you get too deep into planning, I want you to sit down and come up...

  • 7 ways to avoid money fights with your spouse

      

    It's common for couples to argue about money. Disagreements on just about anything are bound to happen when two people with different perspectives, tastes, interests and...

  • How to handle finances when living together unmarried

      

    The way we form households is changing. That begs the question, what comes first: Marriage or buying a house? Advice for unmarried people buying a home together It's a fact of life that...