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Money for many Kiwis is a ‘taboo’ subject that is well known to cause relationship stress. 

Becoming comfortable about money is a journey, and every relationship is different – there is no one size fits all solution.

While much of the information below is based on relationships between men and women, it’s relevant to most relationship situations.

Healthy Financial Relationships

Healthy Financial Relationships

 Achieving and maintaining a healthy financial relationship is not always an easy task. 

Money for many of us is a taboo subject that is well known to cause relationship stress. 

Becoming comfortable about money is a journey, and every relationship is different – there is no one size fits all solution.

Healthy financial partnerships require good communication, a level of equality, respect, negotiation and shared goals.

While much of the information below is based on relationships between men and women, it’s relevant to most relationship situations.

Explore healthy financial relationships

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Support

Our Financial Wellbeing Coach can provide support with the financial challenges of relationships. Our coach has experience in financial capability and advocacy, and working with those who have experienced economic harm. 

If you would like to speak to someone please call 0800 466 370 option 4.

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