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Joint or separate account with your partner?

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We have a joint account. It's easier in case of emergencies. We do keep track of all our spendings too so it's not a problem.
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Having a separate account seems safer. It'll be easier once the relationship fails.
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Sharing an account allows us access to money when we need it. It's much more convenient for us especially if there's an emergency.
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We have both. I like to have my own personal money so that if anything happens to my marriage, I don't have to worry about money.
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We keep our own separate money. We both agreed on that so we won't fight over money.
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We have both. I like to have my own personal money so that if anything happens to my marriage, I don't have to worry about money.
Having a joint account is okay and having separate accounts too is much better.
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I think it's going to be a case to case basis but I would encourage to still keep a separate sole account for your own personal"safety net".
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If both of you are working. Better to have a separate account too for your own personal savings especially if you are still supporting your family. And another account which is a joint account.
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Separate accounts so we don't need to fight about whose money we're using.
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I think it's going to be a case to case basis but I would encourage to still keep a separate sole account for your own personal"safety net".
"Safety Net"? If you are preparing for your marriage to fail then there's a good chance it might fail. Remember the Laws of Attraction?
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You might as well have a joint account because it's easier for paying bills. You can track everything anyway.
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I think you should have at least a joint account together.
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Depending on how far relationship is...if you have similar budget and financial goals then joint would be good just for the ease of it.

But I have no issues if a woman wants her own account to spend her own way. I’ve had some
seriously bad issues come up from a joint account but that was probably more of a problem with the relationship than anything...
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"Safety Net"? If you are preparing for your marriage to fail then there's a good chance it might fail. Remember the Laws of Attraction?
I think it can go both ways. I don’t spend all my money on lottery tickets and assume the law of attraction is going to bring me to the finish line and help me win.

Having a financial safety net is realistic in my opinion - who knows what can happen in a marriage.
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