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Talking About Finances With Your Significant Other Is Hard. Here's How to Make It Easier. Like with other parts of a relationship, it's important to show patience and compassion when talking money.

By Brittney Castro Edited by Dan Bova

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Money can be a notoriously tricky subject to talk about with your social circle. It can be a tough topic to breach even if you are incredibly close to the person you're talking to -- and perhaps more so if he or she is your significant other.

In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Brittney Castro lays out how to start that conversation about finances with your partner. It can be helpful to set up a routine time to have a discussion. Consider organizing a specific day and time to talk about money matters (e.g., budgeting, financial goals), so that you can easily focus on this particular subject. Talking about money also requires some insight into your partner's past. What sort of relatioship, positive or negative, does he have with money? What kind of expertise or misgivings does she have about managing her finances from the past?

Answer these sort of questions with your significant other to not only learn more about each other, but navigate the path of financial management with ease in the future.

Related: 3 Easy Ways to Make More Money

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Brittney Castro

Founder and CEO of Financially Wise Women

Brittney Castro is the founder and CEO of Financially Wise Women, a Los Angeles-based financial planning firm whose mission is to teach women and couples in their 30s and 40s the art of managing their money the fun and simple way.

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