is over, you and your spouse might want to hightail it straight to the bank and combine those accounts. If you and your spouse already share, then you’ve probably seen what a blessing that’s been to your marriage.
People have strong opinions on whether spouses should share bank accounts.
As soon as they combined their accounts and began budgeting together, the issues disappeared.
Like Kristy and her spouse learned, we can’t keep each area of our marriage neatly separated.
But, she says, the secrecy around their spending created trust issues between them.
Money touches everything, so if a couple is fighting about money, that tension can also affect areas like trust, parenting or intimacy.But when a couple manages their money together, they’re agreeing on their hopes, dreams and goals—and on how to reach them.