Getting married? Ask your partner these 25 questions about money

Before you tie the knot, make sure you’re on the same page about money

Differences over finances are one of the most common issues that lead couples to split up. But money-related matters don’t need to become major issues if you both go into your marriage with your eyes wide open. And if you keep those lines of communication clear.

Why talking about money matters

Having a better understanding of how your partner thinks and feels about money-related matters nowwill help draw you closer as a couple — rather than find yourselves playing against each other on opposing teams later.

Here are some questions for both you and your future spouse. Make sure you answer them thoughtfully and listen to your loved one’s answers carefully. Taking the time to do so now will be worth the effort.


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