Episode 11

Published on:

4th May 2021

The Smart Money Gal - Top 10 Money Tips for Newlyweds

Getting married is a happy and exciting time. With so many things to consider with your significant other, one of the issues that can put a damper on the positive energy is money. Financial issues can create a lot of stress and even animosity in a new marriage.

In this installment of The Smart Money Gal, Jennifer addresses this concept and provides ten helpful tips for newlyweds to get their finances in order. It can be much nicer to discuss the topic of money before it becomes a necessary issue and tensions are high.

So sit back, relax, and grab your notebook because these tips are sure to help you start your marriage off on the right foot!


00:42 - Overview on today's show topic

01:12 - We are about to be in a massive wedding season

03:00 - We want to avoid financial animosity and stress

03:36 - Tip 1: Agree on a set of financial rules and goals

04:20 - Tip 2: Create two wills!

07:00 - Tip 3: Put all your financial cards on the table

08:20 - Tip 4: Control your expenses

10:25 - Tip 5: Talk about handling any family financial issues

12:00 - Tip 6: Update your beneficiaries

13:15 - Tip 7: Create a budget together

14:40 - Tip 8: Decide on a banking structure

17:25 - Tip 9: Choose one person to pay bills and schedule meetings to go over them

19:00 - Tip 10: Decide on a limit for purchases that don't require collaboration

20:20 - Recapping the 10 tips for newlyweds

26:26 - Avoid the drama and have open communication up front

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About the Podcast

The Smart Money Gal
Develop a healthy and empowered relationship with your money
Jennifer Perri, a.k.a. ” The Smart Money Gal”, is a Holistic Money Coach, Registered Financial Consultant (RFC) and Best-Selling Author with over 15 years of industry experience. Jennifer helps women transition from trauma to triumph and develop a healthy and empowered relationship with money. This will equip them will the confidence and tools necessary to make smart financial decisions for themselves and their families. She has been cited for her knowledge and has appeared on sources such as ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, The Boston Globe, Newsweek, Fortune and Forbes.

In addition to her hands-on work in the field with clients, she was a contributor to the Amazon bestselling book, “Dare to Succeed” with Jack Canfield, creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series. Some of her other works have been featured in Little Pink Book, Wall Street Select, Huffington Post, Newsweek and various other circulations.

Join Jennifer each episode as she tackles the complicated conversations surrounding our personal wealth.