When you get married, you want to start your shared life together on the right financial foot. Most people are so involved with wedding planning that they put off having necessary money conversations that always arise after you tie the knot, and those often lead to fights and relationship breakdowns. If I’m honest, even as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, I still had some money fears after saying “I Do.” Based on my years working as a financial planner (AKA a marriage financial therapist) and personal experience, there are six major money decisions to make after you get married. Make sure you get these checked off your list before you get married.

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