Frugal Lifestyle Guide 1

5 Financial Tips for Newlyweds

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So you have said I do to the most beautiful lady or gentleman in your life? Good for you. However, as you swim and savor the joys of entering marriage life it is paramount to have a few pointers in some critical areas, key among them, money. While money may seem to be a very good thing, it at times is benign especially when it comes to bringing stress in a relationship. It is not until the newlyweds have settled down when they will realize the role it plays in a marriage. This is why couples should have prior knowledge as to how to go about their financial life.

  1. Even the table.

Couples should be wary of the fact that as they form a union their finances may in fact not be the same. Add to that student loans and other essential debts and we have a pretty uneven table. This is why it is important to lay out our financial status to each other. Getting to know what the assets and debts are. How much our incomes and expenses are, is crucial in shaping your future financially.

  1. Goals! Goals! Goals!

Now that you know your financial standing, lay out a plan as to where you want to be after a period of time. The plans should be considerate of your incomes so as not to end up stressed by not achieving them.

  1. What about our relatives

While relatives may at times need help from a couple, it is wise to come up with clear guidelines as to how to deal with these cases so as not to inconvenience your partner at the expense of helping a relative.

  1. The insurance

Discuss and weigh with your partner the best insurance policies for the two of you. Explore what options that are on the table and pick one which suits both you as a couple and also your paycheck.

  1. The will

Lastly, it is important to edit the wills that you may have written down to accommodate your spouse as well. Be sure to go through this together to avoid any disagreements in future.

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