Are you worried about how to talk to your future partner about your debt, from student loans to credit cards? While the conversation may be difficult, it is important that couples have honest conversations about where you both stand financially. I was recently featured in an article on NerdWallet asking how couples can work to “lay it all out on the table” and provide a strong financial foundation for marriage.
Divorces aren’t easy. During this emotional and difficult process, you’ll face some of the biggest financial decisions of your life. NerdWallet.com invited me to contribute to this article that highlights 3 of the major areas where you’ll need to make especially clearheaded decisions to ensure your economic well-being
Financial debt shouldn’t keep you from getting married to your soulmate, but before you make your vows there are certain precautions you should take to ensure debt doesn’t hurt your marriage in the long run. I recently had the pleasure of contributing to an article on NerdWallet.com that discusses the steps you and your partner can take to manage your debt, including a few realistic life adjustments that can get you started.
When it comes to money, discussions with your partner can be downright uncomfortable. Still, when it comes to your spouse, it is imperative to be able to have open dialog and communication. NPR asked for my input in their article discussing navigating the financial landscape of marriage, including a few tips from me on how to set some basic ground rules for you and your spouse to follow.
The first step in making smart financial decisions is understanding your financial situation. KentOnMoney.com invited me on their radio program for my take on the importance of understanding the ramifications of the financial decisions made during a divorce, and how I help clients to take control of their financial well-being.