In Saturday's article about couples finding a way to talk money, I mentioned ways that couples can start the discussion. But if you want to explore the issue even further, here are some resources to prime the pump.
Books: “For Richer, Not Poorer: The Money Book for Couples” by Ruth Hayden ($14) is available online and at her website.
“First Comes Love, Then Comes Money: A Couple’s Guide to Financial Communication” ($14) by Bethany and Scott Palmer.
Free or nearly free tips: Moneyworkbook includes a free online test for determining each of your money personalities.
For Love and Money: 150 Financial Tips for Couples by Kathleen Gurney and Ginita Wall ($5). Questions for couples while dating, living together, newlyweds, starting a family, relationship skills for financial success and remarriage. Download tips here.
Go here for free quizzes on money personality, financial relationships and questions for dating or engaged couples.
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