Marriage & Money

Join our weekly #CreditChat on Twitter & Blab every Wednesday at 3 p.m. ET. This week, we talked about how married couples can build a strong financial future together.

The Twitter panel featured: Elle Martinez Founder of and the Couple Money Podcast. The video panel included: Mary Hunt Author of Debt-Proof Your Marriage & Founder of EverydayCheapskate.comMatt Bell Author of Money & Marriage & Writing at; Rod Griffin– Director of Public Education at Experian and Mike Delgado– Social Media Community Manager at Experian.

View the complete discussion on Blab.

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Questions We Discussed:

  • Q1: Why is it important for married couples to talk about finances regularly?
  • Q2: What are some challenges a couple can have when it comes to talking about money?
  • Q3: What should you do if your partner doesn’t want to talk about money?
  • Q4: How does a couple decide on who manages the finances (e.g. paying the bills)?
  • Q5: Should married couples combine their financial accounts? Pros/Cons?
  • Q6: What should couples do if each partner has opposing spending habits?
  • Q7: How should couples work together if one partner has debt/credit problems?
  • Q8: What types of financial goals should a married couple plan out?
  • Q9: It’s easy to fight over money. How can couples keep the conversation positive?
  • Q10: Any final tips for married couples that want to manage their money better?

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