Marriage is a defining moment in one’s life. It is also a time, though most people choose to believe otherwise, when personal finances take on even greater importance. The reason why is that two people with two separate financial situations and views are now joining together.
The most important thing couples can do before they get married is have an open and honest conversation about money. Will you have separate or joint accounts? Is there anything in your financial past that you must come clean about? Do you share the same views on using credit, setting budgets, investing, etc?
Without this very important conversation, money can get in the way of you being happy. For more information, read this article.