Traditionally, the assumption was that couples shared their finances entirely and one person in the relationship controlled the money. But today, things are far more complex than that. According to a recent study conducted by Twine, a saving and investing app by John Hancock, 51% of millennial couples surveyed have chosen to manage their finances separately. To get a clearer picture of what this actually looks like, we teamed up with Twine to speak with real women around the country about how they deal with money as part of a married couple. Ahead, four women share how marriage changed (or didn’t change) their financial game plans and how they really decide what’s yours, mine, and ours.
A Week In West Michigan On A $34,000 Salary
Welcome to Money Diaries, where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We’re asking millennials how th