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This means that decisions such as a joint major purchase or sharing an apartment should only be done after the money talk and better yet, a little time to make sure their financial habits are really long-term habits.
A close third is when you’re reaching the point at which you are so emotionally bound to a person that disentangling from them will be difficult.
I don’t think there’s a hard and fast rule for talking about finances, but there are certainly two things that should never happen unless finances have been discussed.
The first is co-mingling money and the second is putting yourself in a position where you may be held responsible if your partner’s finances are not in order.
Both age groups have disposable incomes and both groups are going to be entering life stages that are important to local governments, such as buying a first home or downsizing the home they already own.