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Things to Consider

  • How will money be managed and who will manage it?
  • How much income will the family have?
  • What expenses will the family have?
  • What debts and obligations are either the husband or wife bringing with them?
  • What savings or other assets do either of them have?
  • What are each person's beliefs, convictions, habits, practices, plans, desires, etc. as they relate to money and money management?

And . . .

  • Establishing a budget.
  • Opening bank accounts (and closing old ones).
  • Keeping financial records.
  • Paying taxes.
  • Planning and preparing for the future.
  • Preparing for day-to-day money management.
  • Preparing to live frugally.



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