How Tying the Knot Affects Your Finances

With marriage comes great financial opportunities. A financial planner can help you and your spouse set a plan for the future, as a couple.

Talking Finances with My Spouse

While you might not always see eye to eye, you and your spouse can head in the same direction with a plan that works for both of you.

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Financial Issues Facing Couples

Have different ideas than your significant other about spending, investing and borrowing? You’re not alone!

Here Are Few of the Challenges You May be Facing:

  • One of you is a saver while the other likes to live for today.
  • You can’t agree on where to live—your house, my house or a new house?
  • You have a blended family with children from previous marriages.
  • There are spousal support and child custody arrangements.
  • You react differently to the market’s ups and downs.

Finding Common Ground

These differences with your spouse can usually be overcome with the right plan and a good financial planner. Talking to a financial planner about your current needs and future plans will go a long way toward getting on the same page with your spouse.

An RBC Financial Planner Can Help With:

  • Strategies to build wealth
  • Managing cash flow
  • Retirement planning
  • Borrowing and debt management
  • Tax reduction strategies
  • Estate Planning

It Pays to Have a Financial Planner

Studies show that households that receive financial advice have significantly greater net worth than those who don’t.1 So, take a vow to partner on finances!

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