I’m 27 and married, and we have two kids. I make $90,000 a year, but we have $80,000 in consumer debt—$48,000 of which is in car loans.
We weren’t able to save a lot for our son’s college education, and he’ll be going off to school in a couple of years. How can we make sure his school is paid for?
Many marriage counselors will tell you if a couple comes to agreement on four major issues — money, kids, religion and in-laws — they have a greater chance of forming a successful and lasting marriage.