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Subject:  Re: He Lost 95% of His "Friends" Date:  10/18/2012  11:18 AM
Author:  RayKinsella Number:  183713 of 199081

We have two joint checking accounts. In practice, it is a hers and his account. I pay certain bills and my wife pays certain bills. Her paychecks go in her account and mine go in my account. Legally, they are joint checking accounts but I haven't looked at her checkbook in years and she writes maybe five checks a year out of mine.
This gives us privacy and autonomy, but legally if something happened to one of us there would be less untangling to do.
If she wants to buy gifts or such without me knowing, no big deal really.

Separate, but together.
Like marriage.
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