Two very dear friends of ours have lived together, unmarried, for more than 20 years. He owns the house. Both were married before and have grown children and grandchildren.
If you are in your 50s, you should be doing the math to make sure that you will not have to survive on ramen noodles and peanut butter in your golden years.
Credit cards, a car loan, a mortgage—whatever debt you’re carrying around, doesn’t just disappear when you die.