Debt and Credit Issues for Unmarried Couples
Here's an overview of an unmarried couple's rights and responsibilities when it comes to debt and credit.
Credit Discrimination Against Unmarried Couples
Here's an overview of federal law prohibiting creditors from discriminating on the basis of marital status.
Sharing Your Last Name With Your Unmarried Partner
Some unmarried partners want to use the same last name, but not get married. Learn more about the process and legal effects of sharing a last name.
Tax Issues for Unmarried Couples
The number of unmarried partners cohabiting has increased over the years. While living with your partner may seem like a great way to reduce expenses, have you considered the possible tax ramifications? Continue reading to learn more.
Social Security Benefits for Unmarried Couples
Here's how being a stay-at-home partner in an unmarried couple can affect your Social Security benefits.
Retirement Plans of Unmarried Couples
Here's how to use your retirement plan to provide for your unmarried partner.
How Living With an Unmarried Partner Affects Your Public Benefits
It's not uncommon for individuals to receive public assistance, like Social Security Benefits or housing vouchers, but will these benefits terminate if your unmarried partner moves in?
Insurance Coverage for Unmarried Partners Living Together
Unmarried partners often face hurdles when purchasing automobile, life, health, and homeowners insurance. Fortunately, there are ways to get coverage, but it's not always the cheapest option.
Making Medical and Financial Decisions for Your Unmarried Partner
Here's an overview of health care directives and durable powers of attorney for finances--and why they are so important for unmarried couples.
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Preparing a Basic Will
Here's a summary of why unmarried couples need a will and what to cover in it.
How Unmarried Couples Can Avoid Probate
Summary of why and how to avoid the cost and time of going through probate.
Estate and Gift Taxes Affecting Unmarried Couples
Here's an overview of estate and gift tax issues that impact unmarried couples and any children they may have from prior relationships.
Funerals and Other Final Arrangements of Unmarried Couples
Here's an overview of issues to consider when you're making funeral plans and other final arrangements.
Health Care Directives and Financial Powers of Attorney for Your Partner