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Living together, but not married? Tips on arranging your finances…

20 June 2018 4:07 PM
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Personal financial advisor Warren Ingram has advice on keeping the money side of the relationship healthy when shacking up.

“A lot of people say you have to test drive the car before you buy it,” says Galileo Capital Financial Advisor Warren Ingram.

Many people who move in together before they get married combine their income and expenses.

Some couples buy property, cars or even animals together.

It often ends in tears.

And poverty.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Ingram for his weekly personal finance feature.

Ingram spoke about the things couples who shack up can do, such as:

  • Having a co-habitation agreement

  • Estate duty/Donations tax planning

  • Life assurance

  • Separate investment/bank accounts

The most important tip of all?

NEVER share a bank account!

For more detailed advice, listen to the YouTube clip below.

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