Figuring Out Your Finances With Your Live-In Beau
This article originally appeared in Vivala HeyVivala
Many modern gals are moving in with our boo’s long before marriage, and it makes a lot of sense. Testing the waters is generally a good call before going all in. The romantic in me thinks that love always trumps, but the lawyer in me reminds me that marriage is ultimately a contract and the last thing you want to do is fight about money.
According to Sonya Britt, an assistant professor of family studies and human services at Kansas State University, “Arguments about money is by far the top predictor of divorce.”
To make sure you have harmony while living together before marriage, I have put together six tips to keep you focused on the romance, not the financials.