Money is the biggest problem amongst couples and the cause of big differences and stress. More people have a negative attitude about discussing money with their better halves, while a few believe that a money conversation can be easy and productive. Before you let the money issues tank your marriage learn how to discuss this issue and merge finances with your spouse.
You plan the entire home décor before moving in with your better half but forget the most important discussion that is money.Money is a complicated subject and not just pillow talk; you have to tackle this important topic if you have to lay a strong foundation for your future together. Merging finances takes compromise, planning and some potentially uncomfortable conversations, but if you approach it strategically it can (almost) be painless. Setting the scene before you start discussing finance is important. You don’t want to bombard your spouse with the topic of merging the finances. So you must find the right time to discuss the same. [Read more…]