Did you and your man just get married? Now it's time to tighten your belt a little too! It might be nice to have a man to wake up next to in the morning and split expenses with, but finances become the reality you both have to bite. Make sure the two of you are in control of your money with these tips.
For more on managing your finances as a couple, check these out on FN:
- The Couple's Guide to Budgeting: 8 Tips On Managing Your Finances With Your Man
- The Couple's Guide to Talking about Money Without Killing Each Other: 5 Tips
(First published in Women's Health Magazine as "Love, Money, and Marriage" in January-February 2011; screencap from Revolutionary Road courtesy of Paramount Vantage)