Aside from the basic need for equality, there have been plenty of arguments for same-sex marriage--financial gains being one of them. But do you really stand to save more money once you're married? Talk before you walk, and consider these important financial points.
EqualityCard, the credit card that combines shopping with giving, has launched a new prepaid debit card.
Unpaid internships after college can feel like adding insult to injury, given how many new graduates have a mountain of debt to go with their shiny new diploma—but thanks to the initiative SponsorChange, now nonprofit volunteer workers can still begin paying back their student loans.
Need to learn more about finance, but don’t have the time or patience to read an entire book on the subject? Try checking out TED Talks.
Despite the United Methodist Church’s (UMC) ban on officiating same-sex weddings, they are now extending employee state benefits to same-sex spouses working in states with marriage equality, following a decision made by the board of directors of the denomination’s General Council on Finance and Administration.
A young adult who has been disowned is left with few options for funding college, especially because financial aid is very difficult to obtain without parental signatures. In the case of LGBT students cut off for the “crime” of being different, Tom and Jan Hodson didn’t think that was right—so they started a fund that could give those in need a plan B.
The Justice Minister of Israel, Tzipi Livni, is planning to promote an amendment in its inheritance law when the Knesset (the government’s legislative branch) reconvenes on May 11, allowing same-sex partners to inherit from one another.
A Williams Institute study has shown that legalizing same-sex marriage in Utah would not just be beneficial for the LGBT community, but also generate up to $15.5 million in spending for the state and local economy.
On April 8, the Assembly Utilities and Commerce Committee of California approved a bill that could extend new opportunities to LGBT businesses.