Updated: Nov 9, 2021
Did you know that money-related fights are the second leading cause of divorce in the USA?
Are you grappling with any of these money-related issues in your marriage?
If so, it’s time you seek help.
I’m not aware of how much my spouse earns.
My spouse sends money to their family without my knowledge.
My husband supports his friends and relatives, but not his immediate family.
I’m paying all the bills, while she spends only to improve herself.
He has a good earning, but he does not support his family.
He is building a house with his relatives, yet we struggle to pay the bills.
My spouse squanders the family's money on things he does not really need.
He is a spendthrift. Should I remove his name from the bank account?
Who should be the minister of finance in our home?
They are my wife's children. Should she support them with the family’s money?
Should I really assist in supporting his parents?
He paid the mortgage and bought the furniture for 26 years. Now he says the house belongs to him. What did we do wrong?
She is highly educated but will not work. She was reared with a stay-at-home mom and claims that's how it should be.
How do you relate to the in-laws?
He placed his children’s names on the will, but not mine.
He says he knew his children before me, so his entire legacy is bequeathed to them.
I’m not employed, and my husband does not give me pocket money (money for personal spending).
I’m not allowed to spend a dime without his permission.
What about tithing? Does God really need money?
Is it important to prepare a budget?
Do you have a natural tendency to save more money, while your spouse may be more inclined to spend extravagantly?
Are you engaging in financial infidelity?
Do you sometimes hide purchases you know your spouse would not approve?
Are you in debt and uncomfortable about discussing personal finances with your spouse?
Do you split costs equally or distribute funds equitably in other ways?
Do you feel resentment over some of your spouse's purchases?
What about differences in money-personality? Do you have different spending or saving habits?
Is it important to discuss money before marriage?
Did you know that understanding and effectively communicating money issues can help maintain a healthy marriage between couples whose marriage might otherwise culminate in a divorce?