Select articles and newspieces about personal finance from P.F.C.
You have been together for awhile, you have fun together, and maybe even live together. You can cook each other's favorite food, watch the same movies and listen to the same music. But how well do you really know each other economically? Research has shown that couples with shared finances fight less about money. In other words, talking about money might be beneficial to your relationship.
In a newly published study from Stockholm University, the authors Ann-Zofie Duvander and Linda Kridahl, investigated correlations between economic wellbeing and how couples choose to share their economy. The results include that couples with shared finances tend to fight less about money. We have spoken to one of the authors.
In layman's terms a budget is usually the max limit you set for your expenses. A budget is a useful tool for a sustainable private economy for anyone who wants to save more, make ends meet or just keep track of their finances. Above all, it's easy to use and creates certainty when you're in control of your finances.
All couples are different , and so are their finances. Only you and your partner knows what works best for you, but one thing applies to every relationship – communication is key. An important reminder when you are talking about money is of course to respect each other's differences, and to compromise to reach your common goals.
We didn't get a normal summer this year either. Even if the Swe-cation isn't all that bad you might’ve already started planning for a trip during 2022. That's why we’ve put together a little guide to make it easier for you to start saving. Create a travel budget for 2022 and start right away! We’ll take it from the top.