Money issues has been proven to be the leading cause of stress in a relationship.
So if you are married or in a serious relationship, avoiding the Money Talk is a wrong move because it can lead to a lot of friction in your relationship or worst it can end your relationship.
These are 5 easy ways to discuss money issues with your partner
What are your spending priorities
Do you want your kids in a private or public school? Do you plan to have regular vacations? This should help you figure out the type of book keeping you need in the family or else get the help of professionals.
What is your end goal
This means asking questions like; How much do you need to live a comfortable life? What retirement plan you prefer and desire? Where to invest your finances to live a good retirement life? This would enable you to be able to strategize how to get there.
Discuss the past
Your partner had a life before you met him, so talking about any past financial trouble or debt helps you to get perspective into the kind of person he is financially.
Discuss Your Earning Expectations
There are so many questions to ask when you have to discuss your earning expectation because this is supposed to give you an insight to the future so ask questions like, what are his goals for the next 5 to 10 years?