No one likes to fail, especially at something as important as personal finances. The pain of financial stress and the shame and fear that accompany it are difficult to bare. Yet, it’s unreasonable to think you can achieve financial success without experiencing some failures along the way. Some degree of failure or setbacks, as much as we wish they weren’t, are inevitable. What determines your future success is what you do after you fail.
Marriage is a wonderful institution that can yield tremendous benefits for those who commit to it. But marriage is not easy. It takes hard work to integrate your life with another person; to become one, especially in the area of money. Fighting over money is a big frustration for couples, and sadly, the cause of many divorces.
High stake financial decisions can have a significant impact on your finances. Whether it’s an expensive car repair, a large medical bill, or a major house repair, these type of expenses can wreak havoc on your finances. Make the wrong decision and you could be financially crippled for months or even years.