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A Money Lesson for Newlyweds (and Other Lovers)

Meet Me Halfway by The Black Eyed Peas is one of my favorite songs. It is about waiting for the one you love and finding common ground. The song is applicable to both finances and marriage.

The days of arguing over who loves the other person more and rose petals on the bed seem like a distant memory after a first big fight for newlyweds. Research has shown a major hot-button topic for married couples is finances. The reality is there will always be squabbles over money, but the following simple steps will help diffuse the situation.

Be open and honest

Money is a tricky topic to broach while dating, so many couples tend to put it

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