The Couple’s Guide to Financial Compatibility: Avoid Fights about Spending and Saving–and Build a Happy and Secure Future Together by Jeff Motske is for couples who want to avoid marriage conflicts that originate from financial struggles. It provides the readers with helpful tips that can be used by people to prevent break-ups or divorce that can be caused by monetary problems. Discussions and tools on finances and retirement planning help couples in determining their financial goals and expectations, planning their investments, and discussing other things that can affect their finances like unemployment, having kids, educational plans, and retirement.
The book is great for couples who are looking for something that can help them in managing their finances in the most practical manner. The text is written in a very concise and straightforward manner that lets the readers understand right away the importance of having a complete understanding of their financial situation. In addition to tips on financial management, there are some anecdotes that can serve as examples for the readers when they start to do something about their finances.
Some readers claim that some of the author’s discussions on certain financial issues are utterly wrong and the advice he gives must be considered thoroughly by the readers before following any of them.