In a time when people pride themselves on financial independence, some couples find merging their finances causes more strife than any other relationship issue. With this in mind, Spending for Couples: Seven Skills for Financial Harmony, by Deborah Knuckey, may help make jointly sharing finances and property easier.
Spending for Couples offers financial advice including “Three Rules for Financial Harmony.” Knuckey defines “Seven Skills for Financial Harmony” as:
- Planning Together
- Creating a Simple Structure
- Getting into Good Habits
- Communicating Through Conflict
- Investing for Strong Returns
- Creating a Safety Net for Two
- Getting Help When You Need It
Other sections include “Four Lifestyle Decisions That Make or Break Your Finances” and “Love and Money.”
Deborah Knuckey is a freelance writer who has worked as a management and marketing consultant. She received her Masters in Business Administration from The Anderson School at UCLA. Spending for Couples: Seven Skills for Financial Harmony is her second book and a helpful guide for any couple searching for financial happiness.