Why Couples Separate Over Money & How to Improve Communication About Finances
One of the most common reasons for divorce is financial issues. Many people want the "right person" in love. The right individual is gorgeous, kind, shares just enough interests, gets along with our friends and family, and makes us feel special. However, the majority of people fail to take financial responsibility into account when making long-term relationship decisions. Every couple needs to have a conversation about money, including who will be responsible for which bills, whether they will have separate or shared bank accounts, the limits on each person's expenditures, and common financial goals. Marriage can suffer if financial issues spiral out of control. Financial concerns can destroy wealthy and indebted relationships alike.
In this week’s episode of The Free Retiree Show, financial advisor, Lee Michael Murphy, shares a rundown of the most typical money problems that married couples face. Tune in so you can work towards a better relationship with your significant other.
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