Love and Money: Financial Advice for Couples at Every Stage

Join our weekly #CreditChat on Periscope, YouTube Live, Twitter, and Snapchat every Wednesday at 3 p.m. ET.  This week, we shared tips to help couples succeed at money management.

The panel will included: Vanessa McGrady: Award-winning journalist and Forbes personal finance and prosperity contributor;  Tai McNeely: Co-Founder of His & Her Money, America’s #1 Money Couple;  Shannon McNay: Writer for Student Loan HeroRod Griffin: Director of Public Education at Experian and Mike Delgado: Director of Social Media at Experian.

We’re also featuring financial tips all week on Snapchat.

Questions We Discussed:

  • Q1: Why is it important to talk about money at every stage of a relationship?
  • Q2: What are some ways to ease into the topic of money when dating?
  • Q3: What red flag signs should you look for when dating someone?
  • Q4: What financial topics should you discuss if you are considering moving in with a significant other?
  • Q5: What common financial mistakes should you avoid in a relationship?
  • Q6: What should you do if you discover that you and your sig other have different views on money and spending?
  • Q7: How does marriage affect your financial situation and credit?
  • Q8: What money habits lead to a successful financial relationship?
  • Q9: What should you do if you find yourself arguing about money often?
  • Q10: Any final tips for couples navigating finances in a relationship?

View the Complete Chat on Storify


7 Signs of Financial Infidelity via Vanessa McGrady, Forbes

How This Couple Paid Off $109k Debt and Improved Their Marriage  via Vanessa McGrady, Forbes

New Baby? Here Are 3 Critical Money Shifts You Need to Make via Vanessa McGrady, Forbes

How Millennial Newlyweds Paid Off $100k Debt and Took on a Side Hustle via Vanessa McGrady, Forbes

How to Get Your Spouse on Board With Getting Out of Debt via His & Her Money

How Couples Can Better Communicate About Money with Katie Brewer via His & Her Money

Real Money Answers for Couples with Patrice C Washington via His & Her Money

Pocket of Money, LLC– Dr. Maria James, The Money Scientist

Barbara Stanny– Leading Authority on Women and Wealth

Ask the Money Coach– Lynette Khalfani-Cox

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