marriage penalty http://kalw.org en "I ... do? Wait, let me think about it." http://kalw.org/post/i-do-wait-let-me-think-about-it <p id="yui_3_13_0_1_1384406197827_5894"><span id="yui_3_13_0_7_1384406197827_68"><span id="yui_3_13_0_1_1384406197827_5893"><span id="yui_3_13_0_1_1384406197827_4616">Experts help homo and hetero couples weigh the pros and cons of getting married by year-end</span>. Just because it's now legal for same-sex couples to marry in California and many other states, and the federal government must recognize those marriages, <em><span id="yui_3_13_0_1_1384406197827_6482">should</span></em> you? There are financial advantages for some to get hitched by Dec. Tue, 17 Dec 2013 05:58:24 +0000 Eric Jansen 35869 at http://kalw.org "I ... do? Wait, let me think about it." "Marriage Penalty?!?" Inability to marry hits LGBT people right in the assets! http://kalw.org/post/marriage-penalty-inability-marry-hits-lgbt-people-right-assets <p>Inequality hits LGBT people right in the assets. Remember all the hype about the &ldquo;marriage penalty&rdquo;?&nbsp; actually, most of the penalties come if you canNOT marry. Legal inequities allow or even require discrimination in taxes, pensions, health care, real estate and much more. Financial advisor Mark Grace and estate planning attorney Susan von Herrmann fill us in on the extra steps queer people must take to protect themselves and their families financially. Fri, 20 Jan 2012 04:00:00 +0000 Eric Jansen 5847 at http://kalw.org