Saying “I Do” is a big decision, but it is only the first decision of many as you plan for your life together as Mr. & Mrs. Although it may not be the most romantic topic, talking about how you will manage your household budget and finances is an important step in your marriage financial checklist.
Talking about who is the saver & who is the spender; planning for a family; debt you are trying to pay off or dream vacations you want to take together now will help you to build a financial plan that is working towards the life you are building. If you both are young, there are a number of things you can plan for now that will save you stress in the future. Talking about money makes most of us uncomfortable but putting your plans on paper now will help alleviate some of the stresses that financial discussions may cause in the future.
To see a full marriage financial checklist, read the article below.