If you think your bank account has nothing to do with your relationship, think again. Finances are the most common . of fighting among couples—provoking arguments. So what exactly is prompting these spats?

1. unexpected expenses

2. insufficient savings.

3. combined accounts and budgets.

But don’t let these scare you away from talking money with your partner. In fact, avoiding the issue might be the main problem. But it’s important to have those money talks if you want to have a solid relationship.