Here’s a couple reality checks about getting married:
- Marriage does not always equate to “happily ever after.”
- One of the biggest reasons couples break up or marriages end, is money.
While external circumstances might make it hard to control #1, it is possible to work on #2. While we’re all big fans of love and romance here at CLEO, it’s important to remember the practical side of marriage, and a lot of that has to do with money.
In fact, money — mainly how you and your partner manage it — can be instrumental in having a healthy and happy marriage. And it’s important to think of a few key issues before you tie the knot. Here are five ways you should be able to deal with money, before either of you wants to put a ring on it.
Text: Anna V. Haotanto/ The New Savvy
Additional reporting: Karen Fong
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