You don’t need to have a perfect marriage to be wealthy. In fact, building a financially secure future while indulging in the pleasures of life is simple. The key is to systemize your spending.
Can you imagine waking up every day knowing that you’re saving, investing, and eliminating debt without doing a thing?
That’s what I’m going to show you. But before we create a system to automatically save you thousands, you need to have a heart-to-heart with your spouse.
As we’ve read so far in Managing Money in Marriage, arguments about money are typically not about money. They are about finding the balance between the freedom money provides and the security it represents. If you feel like the balance between security and pleasure in your relationship is at war, click here.
You’ve probably heard that the secret to financial wealth is to cut down on lattes, avoid expensive vacations, and ignore the lavish things you truly desire. And then, like magical fairy dust, you may have enough saved after 30 years to enjoy that dream of yours.
But if you’re like me, you probably want to enjoy the pleasures of life now while also enjoying financial security.
If you follow the method below adapted from

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