Save Together; 5 Ways To Save Money Without Ruining Your Relationship

On February 4, 2015

Categories: Saving Tips

Don’t let money ruin your relationship.

Save money without ruining your relationship
According to a recent Fox Business article arguments over finances are a prime risk factor for divorce.
Web MD suggests these five ways you can make saving sexy and make sure that money doesn’t get between you and your partner.
  1. Acknowledge that one partner may be a saver and one a spender, understand there are benefits to both, and agree to learn from each other’s tendencies.
  2. Be honest about your current financial situation. If things have gone south, continuing the same lifestyle is unrealistic.
  3. Construct a joint budget that includes savings.
  4. Allow each person to have independence by setting aside money to be spent at his or her discretion.
  5. Decide upon short-term and long-term goals. It’s OK to have individual goals, but you should have family goals, too.
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