Marriage and Finances: Planning for the Unexpected
June 2016 | WISER and SAGE's National Resource Center on LGBT Aging
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“The June 26, 2015 Supreme Court Ruling in Obergerfell vs. Hodges provides equal protection for same-sex
marriage. This series of fact sheets produced by WISER and SAGE's National Resource Center on LGBT Aging is designed to help LGBT couples understand their finances in relation to marriage, divorce and
widowhood, all life events that now have the benefit of equal protection and due process.”
There are many benefits to being an active participant in managing the household finances when you are married. One of those benefits, while not easy to think about, is being better prepared to deal with some of life’s unexpected events.