Money is always a contentious issue, especially when you’re in a relationship. Often, the salaries you both earn will be different. Even though this is a fairly normal scenario, it can cause no end of insecurity and unhappiness. Especially when you never figure out a system to talk about money together.
Money isn’t the be-all, end-all. But although having money doesn’t make you happy, not having money does make you unhappy. There’s no need to ruin a perfectly good relationship by not talking frankly about your finances and expectations for the future. So, here’s a quick guide you can use to take charge of your finances as a couple, tailored to Singaporeans.