It was the wedding of your dreams and the honeymoon of a lifetime. Now you’re settling down to enjoy married life. You’ll probably do a lot of things to nurture your marital bliss – from slipping little love notes into each other’s brief cases or lunch bags, to learning the “right” way to argue. But don’t forget the more mundane things you need to do to protect your life together – including updating your homeowners insurance.

Many parents may be putting their children with disabilities at risk without even knowing it. Because families are so overwhelmed with the daily demands of childcare, they fail to plan for the financial future of their children. But many companies have developed programs and expertise to address this issue.

Owing more on your mortgage than your house is worth may seem like a bad investment. But the alternative – choosing to default on your mortgage even if you can afford the monthly payments – will take a significant toll on your credit rating.

Several surveys indicate many Americans still intend to take vacations in 2009 -- they’ll just be smarter about planning the trip and how they spend their money. Here are a few simple tips on how families can make the most of their travel budget this year.

Whether you are upgrading a kitchen, adding on a master suite, or gutting a newly purchased structure, you need to reassess your insurance needs both before and after your renovation.

Through tempestuous weather and extreme four-season cycles, today’s vinyl siding is living up to both the style and durability demands of discerning builders, remodelers, architects, homeowners and multifamily developers. Manufacturing advancements allow the market’s innovative producers to artistically recreate looks of genuine weathered cedar, reclaimed brick and deeply-faceted stone.

As you prepare for tax time and organize your finances, it’s also a good time to evaluate your will and legacy.