The sad truth is that while money is a bedrock of stability and happiness in a marriage, many couples find it far easier to discuss topics of faith and politics, and avoid talking about finances altogether. But when you’re married and sharing a life with someone, it’s the everyday things — daily conversations and habits — that can make or break a relationship.
Not talking about finances is one of the biggest money mistakes couples can make. So it’s important to learn how to talk about it. Here are 5 tips to help.
In marriage, we share a home, memories, and decisions about all kinds of things, including money. While popular media often shows the darker side of the relationship between love and money, most couples that have been married for a while would quickly share that money is an important factor in any marriage. Money, and how it is used, is one of those things that, even when talked about proactively and often, can lead to heated conversations and disagreements.
I often write about the things married couples need to do to strengthen their relationship with each other. But this list is going to be a bit different. Sadly, most married couples arent doing everything on this list. Making these a priority could have a massive impact, especially for couples who have children.
Here are our top three savings tips to help facilitate those money conversations and help you handle money more successfully than ever.