Money Matters: Do relationships between a saver and a non-saver last?

Couples who manage their money differently can enjoy a long-lasting relationship if they are honest about the state of their finances.

According to Just Money and Moneybags editor Angelique Ruzicka, full disclosure of finances is the best way of ensuring that money is not an issue in a relationship.

Ruzicka was speaking to #NightTalk's Gugs Mhlungu and Sizwe Dhlomo in this week's Money Matters.

Gugs and Sizwe wondered whether a relationship between a person who saves and a person who does not save can last.

Listen to the conversation below:

If you are in a relationship, the benefits are that there are two incomes that coming in and can deal with expenses

Angelique Ruzicka, Just Money and Moneybags editor

Once couples get into a serious relationship, you have to disclose all of your financial debt, even if its painful. It is better to say these things upfront, rather than down the line and things go sour

Angelique Ruzicka, Just Money and Moneybags editor

Money is a huge container when it comes to relationships, and can put much strain if its not working

Angelique Ruzicka, Just Money and Moneybags editor

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