When you think about important aspects of your relationship with your significant other does managing money come to mind? It's common to have different opinions about spending, saving, investing, etc., Money disagreements are common in marriage and that financial strain can be linked to marital instability (Gudmunson et al., 2007). What about YOUR financially ever after? How do you handle money disagreements? Here are a few expert tips:
Gudmunson, C. G., Beutler, I. F., Israelsen, C. L., McCoy, J. K., & Hill, E. J. (2007). Linking financial strain to marital instability: Examining the roles of emotional stress and marital interaction. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 28, 357–376.
Opdyke, J. D. (2009). Financially ever after: the couples guide to managing money. New York: Collins Business.