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Assess Your Situation and Financial Personalities

Learn how to avoid surprises by discussing your assets and liabilities as a couple.

As you plan for your married life, make sure to talk with your partner about finances. It’s important to really be honest and get everything on the table about what you have (assets) and what you owe (liabilities). Think about what your bills might be, and if you have debt, how much you are willing and able to pay down.

To learn more about financial strategies for couples, watch the entire Marriage and Money: 3 Steps for Building Your Future Together webcast.