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How do you get your significant other on the same page with your finances?

  1. Tjphilz5 profile image72
    Tjphilz5posted 2 years ago

    How do you get your significant other on the same page with your finances?

  2. dashingscorpio profile image86
    dashingscorpioposted 2 years ago

    In an idea scenario you'd determine if they're on the same page BEFORE they become your significant other! smile
    Very few people are walking around with a hand raised in the air screaming: "I'm looking for someone to change me!"
    Whenever one person is a "saver" and the other is a "spender" having joint accounts is going to lead to a lot of power struggle fighting.
    If you're really that far apart when it comes to finances you may have to manage finances separately. If you live together divide the bills or choose which will be paid by whom.

    1. Tjphilz5 profile image72
      Tjphilz5posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      It's more of we used to both be on the same page  (spenders) and I just came to the understanding of that not being realistic and now I'm trying to save and she is still trying to spend.

    2. dashingscorpio profile image86
      dashingscorpioposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Tyler, This was one of the major reasons why I got divorced from my first wife. She'd ordered so much stuff I knew the UPS driver by first name! To make matters worse we had joint checking & savings accts. Legally I couldn't stop her. Divorce!

 
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