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Thursday, March 08, 2012

An Argument For Keeping Separate Accounts When You Shack Up Or Marry

Unless you and your live-in lovah are perfectly compatible, you will fight about money at some point. Some couples find the common practice of sharing the same accounts to be suffocating and appreciate the relative freedom of maintaining discrete funds.

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Anonymous said...

any place you make deposits, keep it discrete.

Anonymous said...

My husband and I have one joint account but our main money is separate.
We've both been married twice before and we've both been burned.
No interest in combining all of our money together.
We split everything 50/50 when it comes to monthly expenses such as mortgage, utilities, groceries, etc.
However, his vehicle costs are his and mine are mine. He also pays for his gas and I pay for mine. It works. It also saves the arguments over money.