Money troubles are one of the leading causes of marital problems.
Despite this, many couples aren't doing enough to have transparent discussions, says lifestyle financial planner Craig Torr.
Torr explains that at least a third of all marital strife has a financial issue at its core.
He says it is important to communicate openly about financial matters in your marriage.
It's a very emotional area.— Craig Torr, founding director of Crue Invest
If not dealt with, it does lead to some major problems down the line.— Craig Torr, founding director of Crue Invest
He highlighted the importance of open communication, creating defined financial and income roles, budgets and goals.
It all centres around communication and making sure that you have the same objectives at the end of the day.— Craig Torr, founding director of Crue Invest
Take a listen to him share his expert advice and personal examples:
This article first appeared on CapeTalk : For richer or poorer? How to stop money from ruining your marriage