When couples clash over where to put cash

He's into high-risk tech stocks. She likes more-conservative bond funds. To help couples with differing investment styles, the Financial Planning Association offers this advice:

*Discuss and clarify goals. Just explaining your approach to investing, knowing why you invest, and what you hope to gain can help iron out some differences.

*Learn more. Often the more couples learn about different investment possibilities, the less likely they are to clash over their decisions.

*Seek an investment adviser. This can help by bringing in an impartial, knowledgeable perspective.

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