As I was paying our gas bill the other day, I realized the way Chris and I divide bills is pretty unorganized. And I know it shouldn't be.
Here's a breakdown of our bills and expenses:
*We're both listed on the apartment lease and we split the monthly rent down the middle.
*Chris pays our power bill, which is due every other month.
*I take care of our monthly gas payment; it's considerably smaller than the power.
*Chris picks up the tabs for our cable, internet and cell phones.
*I tend to buy the groceries. I usually pay for goodies from Target or the drugstore.
*We divide going out costs (restaurants, coffee, etc) pretty evenly.
It may seem confusing to an outsider, but to us, it's quite clear. Perhaps that's just denial? I realize that having a joint bank account would make things much easier. And after we tie the knot in May, we'll certainly open at least one account together. The reason we haveRead More »from Super Personal Question: How Do You and Your Guy Divide Bills?