Her Money: Money Talks to Have Before Marriage

Divorce happens for a multitude of reasons – but financial issues are a common trigger for the decline of a relationship. So, what can you do before getting married to prevent or at least lessen the chances of your relationship breaking down due to money-related stress? In an article by Her Money, we list out seven critical talks every couple should have before they wed.

A few of the financial topics every couple should talk about before they get married (or even move in together) are:

  • What accounts or expenses will you share, and are there any you'd like to keep separate?
  • Do you want children, and if so how will you cover all their expenses – from room essentials to food and their future education?
  • How do you each feel about taking financial risks (such as investments)?

Read the full article on Her Money here.

Founder, CEO & Certified Family Law Specialist
Mediation, Divorce Strategy, Divorce Insights, Legal Insights
After over a decade of experience as a Certified Family Law Specialist, Mediator and law firm owner, Erin was fed up with the inefficient and adversarial “divorce corp” industry and set out to transform how consumers navigate divorce - starting with the legal process. By automating the court bureaucracy and integrating expert support along the way, Hello Divorce levels the playing field between spouses so that they can sort things out fairly and avoid missteps. Her access to justice work has been recognized by the legal industry and beyond, with awards and recognition from the likes of Women Founders Network, TechCrunch, Vice, Forbes, American Bar Association and the Pro Bono Leadership award from Congresswoman Barbara Lee. Erin lives in California with her husband and two children, and is famously terrible at board games.