In the spirit of relationships, and a request from a newly engaged woman, I created a list of the Top 5 Money Books for Couples. It is crucial to continuously educate yourself with resources specifically geared toward personal finance for women in relationships.
Tips and Books About Personal Finance for Women in Relationships
Are you getting more serious in your relationship? Are you planning to move in together? Are you ready to get engaged? Then this list is for you!
For those who are married, these books may be valuable resources so you can discuss more intimate aspects of money at your monthly FINANCE DATE NIGHT!
1. Be Vulnerable When Discussing Finances Together
Get Financially Naked: How to Talk about Money with Your Honey
by Manisha Thakor & Sharon Kedar
Remember Manisha? She was the kickoff speaker for my Online Summit last year!
This book includes key money topics for couples to discuss.
2. Seek Sound Money Advice For Discussing Finances
Money Talks: The Ultimate Couple's Guide to Communicating About Money
by Talat & Tai McNeely
This power couple has put together a guide for couples to have better communication skills when it comes to money. They also host a popular podcast: His & Her Money.
3. Get On the Same Page by Speaking the Same Money Language
Five Money Personalities: Speaking the Same Love and Money Language
by Scott & Bethany Palmer
I can't wait to read this one! Have you read about the Five Love Languages? Well, it's not enough to speak the same love language – a successful power couple will also benefit from speaking the same money language! Scott ran a marathon, which he thought was unthinkable! Bethany is thriving after stage 3 cancer!
4. Have a Financial Plan With Actionable Steps
Smart Couples Finish Rich: 9 Steps to Creating a Rich Future for You and Your Partner
by David Bach
This is a classic book with plenty of gold nuggets on financial planning. It is critical to approach money with the right mindset, and that is just as true for couples. David also recommends having a Money Date Night!
5. Stay Educated and Communicative About Money
Couples Money: What Every Couple Should Know About Money & Relationships
by Marlow & Chris Felton
This book covers emotions and intimacy with money. This is especially valuable for couples to have deeper conversations about money.
Let's have fun, face our fears and transform our finances together!
I'd love to hear what you think of these resources. Leave a comment below! If you have any other favorite books for couples, please send my way!
Please share this list with your friends who are getting more serious about their romantic relationships, friends who are engaged, and friends who are already married! This list may be just what they are looking for to discuss financial planning in their relationship!
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