Don't dismiss the impact money has on your romantic relationship

Our relationship with money starts when we are young says Kim Potgieter, qualified financial planner .

Whether we like it or not money is an essential element in our lives. Our relationship with money directly affects how we interact with others.

For those involved in a romantic relationship, money needs to be considered as an important component between you and your partner.

Potgieter says couples should have open discussions about how and who will handle the finances in a relationship, especially before getting married.

I encourage having a financial planner.

Kim Potgieter, Qualified financial planner

Potgieter advises that couples use the services of a financial planner, someone who is objective and brings in a third perspective.

For more on money and your relationship listen to the rest of the interview below:


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