Skip to site content
The Show

11 Dangerous Financial Mistakes Couples Make

On this episode of the Money-Guy Show, we’re talking about eleven of the most common — and dangerous — financial mistakes we see couples make.

Do you and your other half function as a team? If you’re the financially dominant one, do you include your spouse in all financial decisions? Does your spouse understand why you make those decisions?

We’re covering these topics and more as we dive deeper into how couples can successfully manage their financial lives together.

As always, we want to thank you for being a Money-Guy listener. By day, we’re fee-only financial planners, and there’s nothing we love more than taking the relationship we have with our listeners to the next level. If you could use a Money-Guy on your side, please get in touch! Drop us a line at brian [at] money-guy.com or bo [at] money-guy.com. We look forward to hearing from you.

Let’s jump into the show!

In This Episode, You’ll Learn:

  • Why you can have too many financial accounts
  • How you and your spouse can work together as a financial team
  • The critical reason you need to include your spouse in all financial decisions you make
  • How to avoid the painful mistake of not saving enough for retirement
  • Why (and when) having too much cash can be a bad thing
  • How to make sure your spouse has a voice in family financial matters
  • Why you must diversify your taxes and assets to protect yourself against market volatility
  • The legal issues behind co-mingling inherited assets
  • Why you shouldn’t invest in something your spouse doesn’t understand
  • The importance of knowing your financial advisor’s business model
  • The powerful concept of “free” and how taking advantage gets you ahead financially

Enjoy the Show?

Where You Can Watch and Listen:

Subscribe on these platforms or wherever you listen to podcasts for new episodes every Friday, live streams every Tuesday at 10am CT, and new highlight clips throughout the week.

Related Content

Free Resources

Financial Order of Operations®: Maximize Your Army of Dollar Bills!

Here are the 9 steps you’ve been waiting for Building wealth is simple when you know what to do and…

View Resource

Wealth Multiplier By Age

How much to save every month to become a millionaire.

View Resource

How Much Should You Save?

How much of your income can you replace in retirement? You can replace different portions of your income in retirement…

View Resource

Articles

I Have a Lot of Money, but I Don’t Feel Wealthy!

, ,

Read More

Exclusive Sneak Peek of Millionaire Mission by Brian Preston

, ,

Read More

Do Married People Build Wealth Quickly?

, ,

Read More

Financial FAQs

Courses & Tools

How about more sense and more money?

Check for blindspots and shift into the financial fast-lane. Join a community of like minded Financial Mutants as we accelerate our wealth building process and have fun while doing it.

https://moneyguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/accent-icon-book.png

Millionaire Mission (Brian’s Book)

Buy Now
https://moneyguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/accent-icon-math.png

Know Your Number Course

Buy Now
https://moneyguy.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/accent-icon-pencil.png

The Money Guy Net Worth Tool

Buy Now

Recent Episodes

It's like finding some change in the couch cushions.

Watch or listen every week to learn and apply financial strategies to grow your wealth and live your best life.

FULL WinFinanciallyByIncome A 1

How to Win Financially Based on Your Income! ($30k, $50k, $100k, $150k)

Watch Now
Tightwad QA

Does Investing Over 25% Make You a Tightwad?

Watch Now
Dave Meyer Thumbnail

Should You Worry About a Housing Crash in 2024? with Dave Meyer of BiggerPockets

Watch Now