Ask Brianna: How Can My Partner and I Meld Our Money Habits?
Brianna McGurran/ABC News (online) via Associated Press & NerdWallet
6 December 2016
Q: I'm pretty frugal, but my partner is a big spender. How can we get on the same page?
A: I hear you. I'm frugal, too, sometimes annoyingly so: Nothing gives me more satisfaction than getting a week's worth of leftovers from an enormous slow-cooker meal. But my partner is more spontaneous, and I remember feeling a flutter of anxiety early in our relationship when we went out to dinner twice in a single week. Who was I becoming?