When it comes to dating and money, the same relationship rules apply:
The moment you and yours start to talk about a future together – especially if it involves any kind of investment – stop and become financially intimate first.
Get your free credit scores and reports and lay them out on the kitchen table. Don’t wait until you’re money isn’t getting you through the month, or a creditor or two is hounding you, or your applying for your first mortgage to have these conversations.
Check out these other good reads on men, women, money and relationships.
The Daily Worth on The Female Financial Pradox
Wisebread on 5 Ways Newslyweds Screw Up Money Management
Time Magazine Interveiws Hilary Black, author of “The Secret Currency of Love: The Unabashed Truth About Women, Money, and Relationships”
New York Times on how Debt can Destroy a Budding Relationship