Personal Finance


Couples and Money

In sickness and in health—and in joint bank accounts. This episode provides tips for couples about to say I do prepare for their financial future together.

Key Points

  • On this episode of The Confident Wallet™, a personal finance podcast series from T. Rowe Price and The Washington Post BrandStudio, host Kevin McCormally is joined by a panel of experts to discuss how couples entering into marriage could prepare for their financial future together.
  • McCormally, the former chief content officer at Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine, calls on guests Judith Ward, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ with T. Rowe Price, and Janet Bodnar, editor-at-large of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine, to help couples through an exciting but sometimes tricky time.
  • The panelists cover topics, including taxes, merging assets, debt, and savings. They’ll answer questions like “What topics should you discuss before you get married to make sure you are on the same page as your soon-to-be spouse?” and “How can couples divide financial responsibilities but keep each other in the loop on the full picture?”

Please note that you will be directed to the Washington Post website.

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