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4 Ways to Solve Your Money Problems Without Fighting With Your Spouse

Paying bills

Set up a time for the two of you to focus on finance.

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can take a relationship from calm waters to feeling completely on the rocks in no time flat. Maybe your significant other has a little more (OK, a lot more) debt than he or she originally disclosed. Maybe you have a bit of a shopping habit that takes a big chunk out of how much you intend to save each month. Or maybe, you’re just not discussing your money situation altogether. Money is an emotional subject, and too often the only strategies we know are to argue or avoid. recently published a. The results: One-third of Americans don’t have a handle on their finances—in fact, they often think they are better or worse than they actually are. See, you’re not the only one.

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