money and marriage / remarriage finances

Should newlyweds have joint financial accounts?

I used to tell my students that they should share credit reports with any partner they are considering marrying or entering into a long-term relationship. With vehicle and student loan debt so high, you don’t want to be surprised when your financial plans are upended by a spouse’s high debt or bad credit. Whether a first or subsequent marriage, share financial information before you get hitched.  Learn more at: https://www.thestreet.com/story/13743987/1/how-marriage-can-fix-your-terrible-credit.html
Source: Financial Planning for Women