By Nickolay Bokhonok
Again and again you hear from everywhere that financial planning is a key to your future prosperity and well-being. Any married couple should ask themselves why they live beyond their income and have financial problems. It happens because couple make several wide spread financial mistakes.
Most married couples talk about money on a weekly basis but they are too emotional instead of being strategic in their attempts to discuss important financial problems. But you must be serious and methodical like running a business and your financial tactics will become wiser and more successful.
Some financial advice may be of great use for married couples and they should not ignore it even if they dislike advice.
If you have separate account and one joint account for household needs it does not mean absence of unity in your marriage or that you demonstrate lack of trust in one another. It shows your wise approach to your family financial affairs and that you give each other freedom.
In order to be financially secure, you should track your spending, unless it will be impossible to set financial goals and plan your budget.
Of course everything must be discussed regularly especially financial aspects of your family life. Ask for a financial planner’s help if you need.
Save at least 10% of your income and invest in a retirement account because you both want to have a steady retirement lifestyle.
Pay off existing debt together in accordance to the made plan. You should never separate from your spouse’s debts. Try live debt free rationalizing your budget.
Do not fall in financial infidelity like many couples do and be honest about the cost of your purchases. Big financial secrets can destroy your relationship.
Read this article carefully once more and try to practice the tips in your everyday family life.
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