Link: Share and Share Alike – a fair method to balance your relationship and your money
To end my post-marriage week, I want to reblog one of my favorite articles about splitting expenses as a couple.
The first weeks post-wedding come with a reality check when facing all that you’ve spent on your wedding and honeymoon. If you’re like us, you probably went over budget. And now you have to deal with how that affects your spending for the next few months.
You may also have to adjust to sharing expenses for the first time.
So here’s how I suggest merging your finances.
Being the type of person that I am, personal finance often comes up in conversations with my friends. One of my favorite discussions involves how couples manage their finances. It amazes me how many different methods my friends engage. Some keep separate bank accounts and split everything 50/50….