Marriage and Money Q&A: Better Bank Options Plus Loaning Money to Family

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We're doing a listener Q and a, and we're answering two big marriage and money-related questions: finding better banking options and how to decide whether or not to loan money to friends or family!

Answering Your Marriage and Money Questions

Last Q&A we covered getting back on track with financial goals, raising credit scores, and jumpstarting your financial cushion.

So what’s on your minds now?

For one, it looks like you’re looking for a better banking option. That’s a smart move as many of us realize how key our checking and savings are in family finances. Getting hit with needless fees not only is draining your account, but most times it’s not for your benefit, but instead about growing their profit.

We’ll also look at how to help out a friend financially without hurting your own finances.

We got a lot to cover, so let's get started!

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