Getting married? Six steps in financial planning for newlyweds.
2. Get your credit reports
Each of you should get a copy of your credit reports from the three credit bureaus. Seriously. This will give you a clear picture of credit accounts, debts, and how creditors will judge you. This will give you a solid basis for creating this part of your financial plan together. Aim to get your credit scores over 750 to receive the lowest interest rates for your first mortgage and other loans.