Are your finances policed by your partner? Doing so is only a recipe for arguments, writes Lee Suckling.
What's mine is yours and what's yours is mine.
For generations, this is how married couples have thought about their finances. Pooling your money together – salaries, savings, inheritances – and having one mutually-shared bank account was a sign of trust and commitment.
Not so for millennials. I've been married for five years and despite my husband being the breadwinner, I don't have access to his bank account. We're the rule, not the exception, too. Unlike our parents, couples in their 20s