Any financial journey cannot progress unless your partner is on board. If you share a household, you share your finances.
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Regardless of how motivated you are to improve your finances, you will struggle to make progress unless your partner is also on board.
Discussing “what will happen if we get divorced”, particularly financially, is a conversation that is often avoided before entering into a marriage agreement because it is deemed unromantic or tainting a marriage before it’s even started. But this is a crucial conversation to have.
When you fill in those online dating questionnaires, the most important attribute may just be a synergy in the way you and a prospective partner view money.
Money is consistently the number one thing that couples fight about, so in this episode of Change in your Pocket, we give you practical advice on how to talk to your partner about money.
An hour before interviewing Carl Richards, author of The Behavior Gap, my husband and I had just had one of those money arguments that all couples invariably have, so as I shook Carl’s hand I blurted out “how do you speak to your partner about money?” It turned out to be a very different interview to the one he envisaged! The problem with money is...