Apr 12, 2013 The joint tax return may seem as inevitable as the income tax itself. But commentator Anne Alstott says the joint return is obsolete, and the nation would be better off without it.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Mar 28, 2013 If you think about it, marriage is one of the most important financial decisions a lot of people make. But most people don't think of it that way.
Feb 28, 2013 Technology firms like Facebook and eBay are heavily represented among corporations and cities filing briefs supporting same-sex marriage in cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Feb 12, 2013 Commentator Beth Teitell on the new era of wedding wed-sites.
Sep 8, 2012 A couple shares how they manage being each other's spouse and business partner.
Aug 31, 2012 David Lazarus of the Los Angeles Times answers caller questions on personal finance, along with CBS MoneyWatch.com editor-at-large Jill Schlesinger.
Aug 24, 2012 A married man in his forties reflects on his choice to not have children.
Jun 22, 2012 Fewer people are marrying across class lines. But those who are making the leap are finding that how they grew up influences how they grow together as a couple.
May 14, 2012 Our weekly dive into the mail bag, and L.A. Times personal finance columnist David Lazarus helps a caller with a question about record-keeping.