Sometimes, conflict with your significant other may seem inevitable, and that includes argument about finances.
When it comes to money matters, however, frequent financial disputes can be toxic for a relationship. Research shows that couples that argue a lot over money issues have greater levels of unhappiness and are more likely to break up.
So how can you avoid economic drama and maintain financial peace with your honey? Here are three rules to avoiding money arguments with your spouse or partner.
A recent study confirmed what many of us already know: money issues can tear a couple apart. In fact, couples who disagreed about finances once a week were more than 30% more likely to get divorced than those who disagreed a couple of times a month. One solution? Common goals.
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