You and your partner could try this tactic if you both are straight shooters.
But if your sweetie could use some help coming out of his or her financial shell, you might need a softer approach.
Then we swapped papers, revealing our details at the same time.
This exercise gave us a simple, quick apples-to-apples comparison and helped us understand our relative strengths and weaknesses.
And I want you to feel like you can ask me anything you want about my finances.You’d want to know if your steady’s trying to pay off a six-figure law school loan or hasn’t saved a dime towards retirement yet, right?While we know it’s important, many of us shy away from asking our partners key questions related to savings, investments, debt and credit.More than 40% of couples surveyed by Country Financial recently said they didn’t discuss how they’d manage their money together ahead of tying the knot.As a society, we’re not especially conditioned to speak intimately about our finances.