newlywed tips

Finance Alert! How Much Young Couples Should Save for Emergencies

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You’ve been celebrating some of the biggest moments in your life recently, and the very idea of an “emergency” is a huge party pooper to say the least. But if you’re financially prepared, you’ll both be better able to handle the difficult times together. Here's what you need to consider. Q: Should we keep... read more

Cool Couple: Jessie James Decker & Eric Decker Have Got Game

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She's a singer-songwriter. He's the newest wide receiver for the New York Jets. And together, they're not only the stars of Eric & Jessie: Game On, their own reality show on E!, but power couple Jessie James Decker and husband Eric Decker are actually a down-to-earth pair -- for real! At the recent Smirnoff Ice Ladies... read more

Just Married? The Clock is Ticking to Sign Up for Health Insurance

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Once you say "I do" (yay!), then there are the post-wedding to-dos (womp, womp). Sure you need to send out those thank-you cards, but before you start obsessing over what wedding picture you're going to put in them (gotta break it to you -- no one's going to care about it as much as you,... read more

Your Top 6 Name-Changing Questions, Answered!

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You finally swapped rings made a show of shoving cake into your partner's face, but there's still one final task on your newlywed to-do list: Change your name. Since there's a good chance you're stumped on where to start, I spoke with HitchSwitch co-founders, Josh Gelb and Jake Wolff, to get... read more

How TheNest.com Editor Celebrated Her First Anniversary

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It didn’t start with my husband Joe and I taking a bite out of the top tier of our wedding cake -- I can tell you that. I never saved it. The box it was in actually fell on the ground when we were leaving the reception on our wedding night. But we didn’t care... read more

Buzz From The Boards: Who Pays The Bills?

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The talk of money seems to be a very private subject for most couples. But we got the scoop from these Nesties on joint bank accounts and who pays the bills. Everyone has a different system that works for them: “Although we are trying to take a ‘team’ approach to our finances, we have separate... read more

Buzz From The Boards: Wedding Regrets

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Whether you are a newlywed or you tied the knot years ago, looking back on your big day should be full of delightful memories. Everyone wants their wedding day to be perfect, but it's possible you might have a regret or two. When it comes to the big regrets, one Nestie asked if any one... read more

5 Secrets to Living Together (Blissfully!)

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You've done it. You've taken your relationship to the next level and moved in together. Since comedian Michael Ian Black is an expert at, well, everything, here are his personal tips for domestic domination. --Michael Ian Black (Follow him on Twitter @michaelianblack) Have a relationship gripe or need some advice? Visit our communityread more

7 Secrets to Marital Bliss (and Why They Work)

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You’ve heard the same marriage advice over and over: “Don’t go to bed angry!” “Make your sex life a priority!” “Fight fair!” In fact, your parents and grandparents heard it too, back when they were newlyweds. So why are there certain secrets to a happy marriage that people swear by from generation to generation... read more

Was Your Honeymoon Dreamy or Disasterous? Real Couples Weigh In!

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Sometimes even the best-laid travel plans don't quite work out. From sunburns to hurricanes, readers reveal the surprises that make them wish they could go back and redo their honeymoons. "I'd wait a week after the wedding to go. We left the Monday after our Saturday wedding. We felt so rushed Sunday night." -- puppymommy... read more
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