If you're thinking about getting down on one knee soon, you'll want to make sure you and your partner have gone over your personal finances.
"Personal finance is normally 90% behavior and 10% math, and when you're thinking about getting married, I think that number goes up to even 95% behavioral and emotional," says Nick Holeman, certified financial planner at Betterment. "You guys working as a team and coming up with effective strategies is going to be the most important part about combining your finances — more so than any of the math."
Holeman says there are two stages of conversations you should be prepared to have: Big picture conversations before getting engaged and logistical conversations once you decide to take the leap.
Consider these five questions before saying "I do."