More than half of the 2 million-plus couples who wed each year in the United States end up divorced. The leading source of this marital discord is disagreements about money.
Financial compatibility is critical for a successful marriage. Yet money is a taboo subject of discussion for many people in our society. Experts say that too few couples adequately address the question of whether or not they are right for each other when it comes to managing the bottom line.
This book will help partners discover their money personality types and how these types are likely to mesh in a marriage. Red flags, common scenarios that lead to strife, and advice on avoiding a financial mismatch are all presented here, combined with examples of money struggles from actual couples.
Learn what steps couples must take to ensure that if they do tie the knot, it won t end up frayed or broken. These steps include setting a budget and financial goals, avoiding debt, and recognizing and resolving monetary conflict in the relationship.
Marriage, like buying a home, is an investment. Money & Marriage is essential reading for matrimony-minded partners who are ready to take a close, hard look at one another s financial state and habits and attitude toward money and thus determine whether their impending legal union is destined to prosper or fail.