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Budgeting for Couples

Budgeting can be tricky if your partner isn't on the same page. Decide whether or not you and your partner should combine finances, and discover how to do it -- there's more than one method. Learn what issues trigger the most common money fights and find out what to do when you and your partner disagree.
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How to Avoid Financial Disagreements
Did you know that couples who fight about money more than once a week are 30 percent more likely to get divorced? Don't let this happen to you. Here are some tips for (peacefully) discussing money with your spouse.

Should You Keep Seperate Money in Marriage?
You've found the person you want to share your life with. But should you share your bank account with them? Learn the pro's and con's of co-mingling finances with your partner.

Five Signs You're Dating a Deadbeat
You've just met someone special, but you're not sure if you and that person are financially compatible. How do you know whether or not the person you've just started dating is a deadbeat?

Three Methods for Co-Mingling a Couple's Finances
There are a huge variety of methods for just about every aspect of money management, and co-mingling finances with your significant other is no exception. Learn three of the most common strategies that couples use when they decide to co-mingle their money.

Are You Financially Compatible?
You're romantically compatible. But are you financially compatible? Here's a great way to launch into a big-picture conversation to make sure you and your mate are really right for each other -- financially speaking.

Talk About Money With Your Spouse or Partner
"Honey, have you paid the rent?" Most couples discuss day-to-day money matters, but avoid in-depth discussions about money, values and priorities. Learn how you and your spouse or partner can have an ultra-productive money conversation.

Are You Financially Compatible?
You're romantically compatible. But are you financially compatible? Here's a great way to launch into a big-picture conversation to make sure you and your mate are really right for each other -- financially speaking.

What to Do If Your Spouse is a Shopaholic
What should you do if you like to save money, but your spouse prefers to spend (or vice versa)?

Are You a Two-Income Couple? Live on One Income, Save the Other.
Are you a two-income couple? Living on one person’s income and saving the other is one of the most effective ways to ramp up your savings.

How to Split Expenses As a Couple
You and your partner want to maintain separate accounts. How can you fairly divide your expenses?

Single? You Might Attract a Mate by Being Money-Savvy
Do you think you need to spend big dollars to attract a mate? Guess again. Research shows that savers are more likely to get dates than big spenders.

Single? Here's How You Can Make Budget-Friendly Choices
Tired of feeling like you're forced to pay more, just because you're single? Here are some budget hacks that can help single people "consolidate their overhead," as couples do, in order to save money.

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