Should the Supreme Court strike down the Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as solely between a man and a woman, same-sex couples will see big changes to their finances -- for better and for worse.
The Supreme Court said it will review the constitutionality of the ban on same-sex marriage.
If the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), many same-sex couples will be able to recoup some of the income and estate taxes they paid over the last three years.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people earn more money, save more, have less debt and are better prepared for retirement than the average American, according to a Prudential survey.
A growing number of financial planning firms are launching LGBT-specific divisions or starting programs to help their advisors become certified to handle the unique financial issues many same-sex couples face
From paying more for health insurance and taxes to being denied access to Social Security survivor benefits, many same-sex couples face financial difficulties because the federal government doesn't recognize gay marriage.