Question by jtzm09: How to save money secretly for an engagement ring?
Me and my girlfriend have been living together for almost a year, and are approaching our 2 year anniversary! We are great for each other and she has been my best friend! Now here’s my problem! We merged out bank accounts together just because its easier to pay the bills that way. With that said, she has access to the bank statements just like I do. Well, I plan on proposing to her sometime in the near future, but I can’t discreetly save money for an engagement ring because she’ll notice that there’s extra money missing where it shouldn’t be. Now here’s my question to you all: How can I save money without her knowing? I don’t want to tell her that it’s an emergency fund, because if something does happen we’ll have to spend it. Any suggestions, please??
Answer by Rowan
don’t have a joint account with anyone. especially someone that isn’t your wife yet. you live together there isn’t any secrets so just tell her and let her pick out the ring herself.
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