It takes a lot to make a marriage work. Maybe you and your spouse argue more than you used to as you build a life together in Florida. Could those arguments stem from financial matters?

Business Insider offers up financial complications that can pave the way to divorce. See if any of them sound familiar to you, so you have a better idea of how to proceed in (hopefully) repairing your marriage.

Having different relationships with money

Do you and your spouse differ in how you save and spend money? Drastic differences in how you two utilize your financial resources can lead to no end of arguments and simmering tension.

Racking up credit card debt

No matter if it is you or your spouse who maxes out credit cards, the fact remains that you have to pay those cards off. Even if you both use credit cards the same way, carrying a balance from month to month and incurring interest fees can keep you in shared debt and feeling depressed and anxious about your shared financial health, which can stir up tension.

Not having the same financial goals

Maybe you want to buy a house in the next few years, but your spouse would rather use that money to start a business while you two keep renting. Not sharing the same financial priorities can make you or your spouse (or maybe both of you) feel behind schedule concerning certain life goals, and that can cause resentment within your marriage.

Cheating, but with money

Is there a credit card, debt, savings account or the like that only you or your spouse know about? Financial infidelity can be just as devastating as emotional or physical infidelity if the truth comes to light.

This information is only intended to educate and should not be interpreted as legal advice.

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