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When you have had that conversation, you need to next divide financial responsibilities. Try to do this according to each person's strengths. For example, if one of you is big on apps and loves to track money then maybe that person should manage your day-to-day bill paying. If the other is more interested in the big picture of managing your finances and investments, then he or she should take responsibility for them. The big point here is to allocate your financial tasks according to each person's interests and strengths. That way the both of you should feel comfortable with your responsibilities, which should head off the possibility of frustration and hard feelings going forward.
Schedule quarterly meetings
Believe it or not, it's not uncommon for one spouse or partner to have absolutely no interest in all this financial stuff, especially your investments. If this is the case, schedule quarterly meetings to walk her or him through your most recent financial statements. One good idea is to start with what is your overall objective like “We have a balanced portfolio. This means we try to split our risk between stocks and bonds.” Then make sure you explain what exactly are stocks and bonds. Walk your partner through your statements and explain their different parts. In some cases, one person will be comfortable with risk while the other wants to be safe and secure. Don't try to "win" that argument. If this is the case the two of you might benefit from working with a professional financial planner to determine the level of risk that would be appropriate given each of your personalities, objectives, and goals.
Have a plan
You can also remove a lot of strife by creating a financial plan that you both can agree on. Here's a short video with tips for financial planning to help you get started.
Finally, like with most issues the key here is communication and empathy. Use these two tools and they will definitely help you navigate the rocky shoals of that conversation about the “M” word and probably head off a lot of possible friction going forward.