Tag: Love and Money

Read the original article on Adaptu.

We have conversations about money without arguing all the time. Paying the clerk at the checkout counter is one example. He says, “that’ll be $8.95” and we say, “okay.” Easy as pie.

But make that a conversation about money with a spouse, and, well, it becomes a bit more complicated. (more…)

Read the original article on WiseBread.

If splitting the cost of rent and utilities with your significant other sounds like a good idea, you’re not alone. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, 7.5 million unmarried couples are living together, which is a 13% jump from last year. The economy may be playing a role in the increase — both partners have jobs in only 49% of cohabitating couples. (more…)