Why do so many couples fight about money?
Because many of us lack the skills to have basic, house-cleaning conversations about financial topics.
Like all aspects of a relationship, financial intimacy must be nurtured, (slowly, patiently, lovingly) in order to grow.
Here, a three-part method to build financial rapport with your mate, simply by asking questions, inspired by this post on SavvySugar.com.
Getting to Know You
Swap ice breakers:
What's your #1 money worry?
What are you saving for?
Getting to Know Us
How would you spend a raise?
What's your ideal lifestyle?
Becoming a Team
|Give & Take||
We need X and we have to pay off Y—what do you suggest?
How much do we need total?