The best thing you can do for your relationship is talk about money

Picture it. You’ve settled the kids with a babysitter, put on some clean clothes and headed out with your spouse for a long overdue date night. You’re about to enjoy a bottle of wine, a nice meal, maybe even dessert. And best of all, a rare chance for uninterrupted, adult conversation.

You know what you should talk about?

Money.

I know what you’re thinking: “That’s a sure-fire way to kill the mood.” Or “Great. Just what I want to do — start a fight.”

But the truth is having a heart-to-heart about your finances is one of the best things you can do to build a healthy, lasting relationship.

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