Community of property or an antenuptial agreement? 5 money mistakes couples make

Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.
Loading, please wait...
play article
Subscribers can listen to this article
When it comes to money, love sadly doesn't conquer all.
When it comes to money, love sadly doesn't conquer all.
Photo: Fotostorm/Getty Images

In the early days of romance, finances are probably the last thing on the minds of most couples, but it’s a topic that soon becomes pretty important.

In researching his book, Couples and Money (available from Amazon), James Walker found that 47 percent of people he surveyed stated that having an adequate amount of money was more important for a successful relationship than having an adequate amount of sex.

Let’s face it, they may have a point – if you’re constantly squabbling over money, it probably won’t be long before it starts having an impact in the bedroom!

Read this for free
Get 14 days free to read all the stories on Thereafter you will be billed R29 per month. You can cancel anytime and if you cancel within 14 days you won't be billed.
Already a subscriber? Sign in
Show Comments ()