CALGARY (CP) — Communication is always the key to good financial planning, but when it comes to the intricacies of a second marriage, it becomes vital

Canadian Press, by James Stevenson
July 2006

"For every one issue in the formal traditional family, there are 10-15 issues in the blended family," says Doug Lamb, a cerified financial planner in Toronto.

And without sitting down and working through the issues, things like who owns the family home and who gets what in the will cann become a minefield of problems.

Full text: Second marriages add complexity to financial planning