The Talk Before Moving In Together
Merging households and finances is a major step. Be sure to have an open and honest dialogue about each other's income and spending habits beforehand.
Millennials are waiting longer than previous generations to get married, but that doesn’t mean we’re navigating our finances solo. About 30% of millennials are married, and about 15% of people age 25 to 34 live with an unmarried partner, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Married or not, for most couples, managing money eventually becomes—at least in part—a team endeavor.