Worst Money Mistakes in Marriage
One year into my marriage, I occasionally find myself spending with a newfound guilt. To balance out a shopping spree for myself, I’ll pick up a few things for my husband — mostly out of love but, if we’re being totally honest, also for fear of appearing selfish. So, while buying myself, say, a new pair of pumps, I’ll pick up a cashmere sweater for him. My husband could care less about cashmere, and he never gives me a hard time for spending my money. It’s just a voice in my head, likely the same one that whispers other baseless insecurities.
No matter how squeaky clean your financial life may have been as an independent, single woman, being in a relationship can open the door to a whole new set of emotionally charged financial faux pas.
Click over to DailyWorth.com for the rest of my piece on the top six money mistakes in marriage — and what you can do to make them right.