Money is one of those topics that couples wish they could avoid. It sure isn’t romantic, interesting nor fun, but the money issue is one discussion all couples must have as they get closer to the big day.
Whether both of you or just one of you work, you must make sure you cover these important pointers and avoid any conflicts about cash that might occur later on in the relationship.
1.Don’t get tempted into buying a house right away. Although you are starting a new life together, and building a home with each other, it doesn’t mean you have to buy this home and be in debt for the next 25 years! Discuss it with your partner, and see your other options such as renting an apartment for a couple of years until you are more financially stable.
2.It’s never too soon to start saving. It might be difficult to figure out all your finances at the beginning of your life together, but you should always set aside some cash for a rainy day. Always plan for worst-case-scenarios by putting aside some cash in a separate savings account.
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