121: Split the Check, Please

Managing and communicating around the subject of finances can be a critical part of any relationship. If you’re dating, how do you decide who picks up the bill? Recently engaged? Will you combine or keep your finances separate? Financial disagreements in long term relationships and marriage can become a huge problem. Listen to today’s show and learn how to navigate the ins and outs of finance in your relationship.

In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include:

  • Learn how to communicate about spending habits and how you view money in your relationship.
  • Find out the best ways to manage your money in a long term relationship.
  • How to decide on whether or not to combine bank accounts.
  • Learn how to decide who will pick up the bill for dinner on your next date. This is not the 19th century, women are working and making money too!
  • And much more!

Stefanie OConnell is a millennial money expert, speaker and author of the book, “The Broke and Beautiful Life”. Stefanie‘s website, StefanieOConnell.com, is a destination for millennials who want to feel as much clarity with their money as they do confidence in their lives. Her work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Forbes, SUCCESS magazine, MONEY.com and many more!

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Stefanie’s Daily Tool

Write down everything you earn and everything you spend. Don’t mess around with complicated budgets or spreadsheets. Practice engagement with you money on a daily basis, and be aware of where your money is going.

Relationship Advice Resource

The Broke and Beautiful Life

Your Money or Your Life

Advice for Newlyweds

Get financially naked with your partner! This is the time for full financial disclosure. Regardless of if you combine or keep your accounts separate (it depends on what’s best for each couples), you have to be honest about your finances.

Advice for Single Listeners

Don’t wait for the ideal partner to get serious about your financial goals.

Episode Links

Stefanie’s Website

Free Cash Confidence Challenge: 7 steps to financial clarity and confidence

Episode 63: Love and Money

 

If you love this episode (and our podcast!), would you mind giving us a review in iTunes? It would mean the world to us and we promise it only takes a minute. Many thanks in advance! – Chase & Sarah

2017-11-15T12:22:52+00:00 November 15th, 2017|
  • Thomas Kruk

    Interesting topic but hard to follow due to horrible phone quality by Stefanie. Shame.