Kiplinger Interviews Our Own - Blended Family Finances

Second marriages have all the challenges of first marriages with a few more piled on top.  Step-parenting, "fair vs equal" discussions regarding his kids, her kids, our kids and money, sometimes "crazy" ex-spouses...these are formidable challenges.  The good news?  Theoretically, we are a little wiser the second time around.

Money will undoubtedly be a topic that all married couples will need to grapple with.  The sooner you do (and the process may be evolutionary - not "once-n-done"), the more likely couples are to diminish conflicts around this deeply emotional topic. 

Kiplinger magazine author talks to Doug on this subject.  Years of financial advice and personal experience has led our firm to be in a unique position to understand and help families navigate these waters.