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It's Me Or The Ice Maker [VIDEO]

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Love, Heartbreak

The strange manifestations of money woes in a new marriage.

What's worth more? Your marriage or an icemaker? It seems like an easy question to answer. But managing finances within a marriage—when to splurge and when to save—is one of the biggest challenges that couples face. Jennifer Patterson Samuel, author of 52 Fights: A Newlywed's Confession says women have the reputation as spenders when men often are buying the big indulgences. Like the $1200 icemaker her husband had to have.

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