‘Financial Date Nights’ Can Benefit Couples

In his book The Couple’s Guide To Financial Compatibility, financial advisor Jeff Motske writes that spouses should have date nights to discuss issues like taxes, kids’ tuition, and home improvements to avoid fighting over money. What do you think?

“I guess if we’re going to argue in public it might as well be over something important.”

Brenda Shumpert • Private School Tutor


“Okay, but some nights I want to just go out with my buddies and balance my checkbook.”

Joseph Flanigan • Luggage Arranger

“I can’t wait to lay my wife on a bed of receipts.”

John Engstrom • Strap Adjuster