Money Girl recommends 5 important traits to look for when choosing a life partner (plus many to avoid), so you have a happy relationship and a successful financial life together.
When someone asks me about the most important factor for achieving financial success, my response usually takes him or her by surprise.
You might expect me to say that what’s most important for your financial health is living within your means, investing early, or creating a financial plan. While those are important, in my opinion, nothing is more essential to your financial success than the person you share your life with.
In this episode, I’ll tell you 5 important traits to look for when you’re choosing a life partner, plus many to avoid. Not only will these characteristics help you choose a great partner, but you’ll also be more likely to have a successful financial life together.
And if you're already married or have a long-term partner, reviewing these 5 traits will be a great reminder for how to keep your relationship as healthy as possible.
How to Choose the Right Life Partner
Full disclosure, I’m not a psychiatrist or a marriage counselor. However, my authority on choosing the right life partner comes from being happily married for over two decades!