Pursuing Financial Unity

A married couple taking about family finances
With all of the differences between you and your spouse, is it possible to pursue financial unity?


It’s the one thing there never seems to be enough of and the one thing couples fight about most.

She likes to shop, and he likes to save. She wants to save for a rainy day, and he wants to splurge on the trip of a lifetime.

Each has their own definition of needs versus wants. When two people with vastly different spending habits get married, conflict is bound to happen.

The good news is that paying the bills doesn’t have to lead to arguments, and budgeting doesn’t have to be akin to torture for you or your spouse.

If money is a major source of conflict in your marriage, or if you want to prevent it from becoming one, this series of articles by Dave Ramsey is for you. You’ll learn how to:

  1. Communicate about money with your mate — without fighting
  2. Find a balance in spending habits
  3. Compromise and establish a family budget

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