Should you split mortgage payments equally?

Should you split mortgage payments equally?

You may discuss what mortgage works best for your combined budget, but not the awkward details, like whether or not to split the payment equally

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As a couple, you took a big leap: You bought a place and moved in together. Now you spend hours discussing where to buy the perfect couch or the right type of dining room table for your space. But how much time have you spent discussing how to split mortgage payments? 

While couples will often discuss what mortgage will work for their combined budget, they don’t always discuss the awkward details, like how much each person should actually pay. And believe it or not, not all couples split the mortgage payments equally.

To help you and your partner find the right answer to this question, Bruce Sellery offers some insight.

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