While love can sweep us off our feet, the sobering paperwork or online forms that come with opening a joint bank account can seem intimidating. In my experience, finding my partner has been one of the things I’m most thankful for in life and investing the time now to discuss and plan your shared money as equal partners will set you up for a stronger financial partnership.
Kate Crowhurst is a financial literacy educator. With a background in specialist financial literacy research and education, she's on a mission to deconstruct traditional finance education and make money bites sized. In 2018 she was awarded a place on Forbes 30 under 30 for her work in this field.