11 Awkward (But Important) Conversations About Money Every Couple Should Have
From splitting the bill for dinner to splitting the bill for life.
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Talking about money can sometimes feel a little uncomfortable. And figuring out how to have a money conversation with someone that you ~like-like~ can take it to a new level of "I have no idea what I'm doing."
So to get some guidance, I talked to Shelly Ann Eweka, Director of Financial Planning Strategy at the insurance company TIAA, and Tori Dunlap, a millennial money expert and Coupons.com spokesperson, to get some insights into conversations you should have about money in different stages of a relationship.
Remember, every relationship is different. Some of these things might come up on their own or at an earlier or later time than recommended here. So instead of a checklist, think of this as a general guide to help make your relationship even stronger by getting aligned on your financial goals.
And if you're thinking about having a money talk with your S.O., set yourself up for success by approaching them in a mellow moment when there aren't distractions around and you'll have time to talk.