If you’re in a serious relationship you need to be open about your finances!
If you’re not careful money can turn a good thing sour real quick. So it’s important that you talk about your finances with bae so that money doesn’t come in between your relationship.
Here are five financial questions that you can answer together with bae:
1. Are you a spender or a saver?
This will help outline where both your strengths and weaknesses are when it comes to money. In regards to spending, you can discuss what is important and also where you find you spend aimlessly so you can both hold each other accountable.
2. Do you budget?
This is will help you both see how you both are at planning and it can be a chance for you both to share what is working for you as individuals.
3. What are some of your financial goals?
This is very important because you can see if there is a plan set in the future and it is also a chance to understand the reasons as to why a set financial goal is important to your partner.
4. What are some of the issues you’ve had financially?
This is a chance for you both be open about your struggles and help each other with workable solutions, as well as make a plan to make things better financially.
5. How are we going to handle our bills?
If you’ve reached the level of seriousness where you see yourselves in each other’s future, then this is a discussion to be had before you leave together. Roles and responsibilities must be understood to avoid fewer arguments however if this change financially it must be reviewed again.
Bring finance to the table discussion when in a relationship, it will help strengthen what you both have going on.