It’s time for another edition of Dollar and Cents. This is where I answer one of your questions.
Today’s question comes from Allison:
My fiance and I are getting married in August, we just bought a house (no furniture yet). But I am graduating from college in May and he has been working for a year. What can we do to afford all of the expenses that we have and save up money for our future. Just looking at numbers doesn’t really mean anything, but its hard to figure out how much we should save and towards what.
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