If Mike wants to buy the latest Canon digital SLR, he doesn't want me to scold him for unchecked new-gadget lust. But, ultimately, the best advice comes from McCurdy, who points out that the decision is going to be different for every couple. Done by Forty recently posted… Produce Haul. Wells Fargo Everyday Checking. One of the first things I did when we set up joint banking after drawing up a painful budget was to rearrange the payment dates on all of our direct debits so that they are taken in the first few days of the month.
If you trust your partner implicitly, this may not be the best option as it can make the account difficult to access and less convenient.
How to Decide If You Should Get A Joint Bank Account With Your SO
Thanks, Sally! Other couples opt to separate ownership of property, such as their homes, especially when it was purchased before the relationship began. Money is supposed to be this private thing no one talks about. Thanks so much for stopping by! What kinds of money topics should you discuss with your partner?