One of the top reasons for marital failure is debt and financial woes. Don't be one of the thousands of couples to fall victim to something that can be headed off before you get married. Designed to be used by couples and counselors in premarital counseling or by newlyweds, this workbook addresses issues like spending personalities, budgeting, beliefs about money and other fundamentals that will help keep money issues from becoming money pressures in your marriage.
Are you off to a good start? She's a shop-aholic and he's a tightwad. Or he's a spendthrift and she's a penny-pincher. Are their marriages doomed to fail? Should they even marry at all? It's been said that the two most destructive problems in a marriage are mismanagement of money and poor communication. In this financial book, Money Before Marriage, Larry Burkett disarms these powerful threats by summarizing the key insights of wise money management. Learn how to avoid the most common financial and communication pitfalls experienced by thousands of newlyweds by:
Applying to your marriage what God's Word says about finances
Discovering the practical aspects of managing your personal finances
Answering the tough questions relating to debt, credit card use, life insurance needs, and separate bank accounts
Preparing your new family's first budget
Let Larry Burkett help you to smooth out the bumps in your marriage before they start. "The prudent sees evil and hides himself, but the naive go on, and are punished for it." --Proverbs 22:33
LARRY BURKETT (1939-2003) was a well-known authority on business and personal finance. He wrote more than seventy books, including non-fiction bestsellers like Family Financial Workbook, Debt-Free Living, and The World's Easiest Guide to Finances. He also had a worldwide radio ministry. Larry founded Christian Financial Concepts and served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of Crown Financial Ministries®. He is survived by his wife, Judy, four grown children and nine grandchildren.