Marry-or-Live-Together-The-Financial-Pros-&-Cons-MainPhotoUPDATED August 1st, 2016

It goes without saying that the decision to get married should not be based solely on financial gain—unless of course, as with some couples, it’s your reason for getting married in the first place. Simply consolidating your homes under one roof, by living together without tying the knot, can offer indisputable savings. Sharing one rent, one cable bill, one heating expense, and the like certainly allows both individuals to save a lot of money. And while there are financial pros and cons depending on whether you marry or live together, married couples have additional financial benefits not available to those have haven’t said “I do”.