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by Mildred Europa Taylor, at 01:06 pm, April 30, 2018, Money Moves

[Money Monday] Why you should open a joint bank account with your partner

Couple with bills --- Learning DITA

Should couples have joint bank accounts? This has been a raging topic for many people over the years.

Many couples would want to retain their financial independence for several reasons including the trust factor and the fact that they would want to keep their financial issues very personal and private.

For some, they could be earning more than their partners so keeping a joint account could spell doom as they may be giving away their hard spent money without being given the freedom to spend it as they deem fit.

But many couples have also told stories of how keeping a joint account has been one of the best decisions they’ve ever made.

With emotional strength, you can share your finances with your partner and this comes with some tremendous benefits. Here are some of them:

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