Having a Financial Date Night Changed My Relationship

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Talking finances on date night might not seem like the most wild Friday night, but regularly integrating money talks into my relationship became a game-changer for our family financial goals. It also improved our overall communication, making it easier to talk about a number of major goals and habits in our relationship—here’s why:

 

Talking About Money with Your Partner

Planning a financial date night is important because it’s deliberate—and a 2018 study found that two-thirds of us are already talking to our partner about money. It’s one thing to casually pass each other in the kitchen—did you happen to pay that electricity bill? It’s totally another to sit down regularly and go over financial goals and progress. Setting aside time specifically to chat money means that you can both be distraction-free and…

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