There are many things to know about planning for your financial protection and peace of mind.
Here is a list to get you started.
Do you have an up-to-date will?
Do you have life insurance?
Is it adequate to continue your lifestyle?
Do you know where all your joint income comes from?
Do you know all your employee benefits?
Can you meet continuing monthly expenses with only your income?
Does your husband own a business?
Is this the major source of income?
What kind of continuity has your husband provided for the business?
Are you in your own business?
Can you afford to continue it if something happens to your husband?
Do you have an attorney that you like and trust?
Are you learning to deal with financial responsibilities?
Have you established your own credit rating and financial identity?
Who established your joint budget?
Can you continue your health insurance if you are widowed or divorced?
Could you continue to live in your home?
How would you pay for the childrens’ education?
What are your current debts?
How will you handle these on your own?
Do you know your husband’s accountant?
Have you participated in your joint financial planning?
Have you discussed what kind of funeral you both prefer?
Can you pay for funeral expenses with liquid assets?
Financial Intimacy will show you how to become financially intimate and equal in your marriage. By following the advice in this step-by-step guide about marriage and money, you will protect yourself against the financial consequences of divorce or widowhood.