Did you know that at least one in four women make more money than their partners? In addition, in three out of four relationships, incomes are almost equal. Yet the idea of the man as the provider and the woman as the homemaker persists.
When it comes to having a healthy relationship with your partner involving money, it requires openness, understanding, and realism.
One of the first things any couple should do is put all their cards on the table and set up a budget. If you set up a realistic budget based on your joint goals in life, there shouldn’t be that much to fight about.
One of the main reasons people end up in divorce court is money issues. Money is a very emotional part of life due to what it means for any one person or family.
Talks about money are an important part of any couple’s long-term success. Talking about money together will ensure that you’re creating a joint vision, are on the same page, and that you can pursue your shared and individual goals in life.