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Getting married? 3 tips for avoiding financial arguments

Choosing to spend the rest of your life with someone is one of life’s most significant milestones. You and your partner have likely spent hours discussing wedding logistics, dreaming of honeymoon destinations and planning your new life together but you might be missing out on one of the most important discussions for a long-term relationship – finances. Approximately one-third of married couples say financial arguments are a problem. It doesn’t have to be that way!

Discussing finances and agreeing on a plan together now can contribute to many happy years together. Here are three tips to get you and your partner started to a happy financial ever-after:

Not ready to tackle financial assessments and goals on your own? Financial planners are experts in conducting financial wellness assessments, setting realistic goals and serving as an unbiased third party. Whether you seek outside help or do it yourself, remember to keep an open mind and provide an honest outlook. After all, you’re in this together now.