Navigating finances for new couples

Part 2: Separate accounts can bring marriage bliss and why prenups can be “incredibly romantic”

Neil Jonatan 18 December, 2019 | 1:06AM

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Newlyweds may have chosen each other out of love but discounting financial compatibility may be at their peril. Arguments about money are one of the leading causes of divorce, according to a survey of divorce professionals and are worth defusing before they become divisive.

By the time couples tie the knot, they should be comfortable talking about finances together. Open dialogue will improve their chances of achieving shared goals for the future, as we discussed in stages 1 and 2 of the financial journey of new couples here.

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Neil Jonatan

Neil Jonatan  Neil Jonatan is a Toronto-based financial writer specializing in student finance, currently enrolled in the Journalism program at Ryerson University.

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