What happens after you say “I Do” to legally change your name? The idea of changing your name, driver’s license, passport, banking accounts, heck, even your email signature, can prove to be a daunting task these days. This article can help you navigate those choppy waters.
As an addendum to #2, I’ve found it quite useful to keep one checking account in your maiden name, and here’s why. Imagine that a year or so after your wedding, a check comes in the mail from an investment that completely slipped your mind. The check just so happens to be made out to your maiden name. Having that one account in your maiden name could make this situation, and depositing that check, a breeze.