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Weekly and Monthly Spending Rules

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Weekly and Monthly Spending Rules
Otherwise known as budgeting. "This month, we're only spending $150 on groceries." Or, maybe weekly. "She gets $10 a week for fancy coffee, and he gets $12 a week for lunch food." Couples make the rules together, and keep each other honest. Perhaps using the envelope method?

His and Hers: 7 Tips for Splitting Money with Your Spouse

September 17, 2013

Disagreeing about money is one of the biggest fights in any marriage. Each spouse has, in their mind, an idea of how it's supposed to go. I can't tell you the number of times I've heard, "now that we're engaged, what's his is mine, and what's mine is mine," and the idea makes me cringe, just a little. Well. There are more ways to handle married finances than simply a checkbook with two names in the corner. You have to find what works for you, as a couple. It's really important to understand that you want to set your marriage up for financial success, so you may need to try one or more of the methods. Click through for the 7 tips for splitting money with your spouse! -By Kathleen O'Malley

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