Financial problems, if you allow it, can steal your marriage. Financial lawsuits are the biggest reason for marital problems. Making a budget can restore a marriage that is struggling.
where to spend the money
Agreeing with your goals, your expenses, your savings and fears causes a peace of mind that is difficult to describe. If we sit together and learn to decide as a couple where to spend the money, this takes away all the knots in your marriage and offers you a unit like never before.
Author Dennis Rainey says that when we get married one brings plans for a two-story house and the other brings plans for a three-story house. If we do not agree to make changes and finish with a single plan, we end up building a crooked house.
This is a formula for bad money management
Now, singles tend to let unproductive things steal their time and this is a formula for bad money management. Many independent singles, particularly the youngest, spend alone.
They prefer to eat in a restaurant even without being accompanied because at least there are people around, instead of being alone in the apartment again. To combat this, the single person has to foster a friendship to which he can be held accountable. Someone with whom I can discuss the budget because two heads think better than one.
For those of us who are married
we automatically have someone to report to. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying that if you’re not married you’re an incomplete person, what I’m saying is that two heads are better than one. Financial lawsuits are the biggest reason for marital problems. Making a budget can restore a marriage that is struggling.
If you find that special person who is willing to talk to you face to face about your money, or anything else, this will help you grow and succeed.