My partner and I have almost separate finances.
The only item that is many under both our names, is the present home that we are living in. Our mortgage repayment is done 50- 50 and deducted directly from CPF. We have no joint bank accounts (except the one that the bank made us open for the mortgage for cash top- ups, if required. The value in it is $0 for now), no credit cards under both’s names, or whatsoever. And we are living very well under such arrangement.
Both of us are working, and are able to support ourselves prior to the marriage. And both of us intend to continue working after marriage. Hence, why should marriage change how we manage our finances? In addition, we understand and respect one another’s differences. As such, the decision for separate finances.
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