A husband and wife may disagree on many things but they must absolutely agree on this - never, ever give up. That's a quote from the ancient philosopher, Anonymous. Kidding aside, many things can cause disagreement in a marriage but money doesn't have to be one of them. Today on MoneyWise, host Rob West chats with relationship expert Shaunti Feldhahn about money and marriage. The question should be, How do you have a great relationship around money and what is it that gets in the way of that? The problems aren't so much about the money as it is how money makes us feel. About 77% of us can't talk about money well. Why is that? One of the main reasons for friction around money is that we just don't value what our spouse values and we don't recognize that we think this way. Most men and women tend to have very different sets of primary fears and insecurities around money. Recognize what causes our defensive feelings. When are those times that I get frustrated or irritated? Make note of this. Is it a worry or an expectation not being met? Let your spouse know! If you can come together around money, you can do the budget. Shaunti and Jeff Feldhahn are authors of Thriving in Love and Money: 5 Game-Changing Insights about Your Relationship, and Your Money, and Yourself. On today's program we also answer your questions: Do I no longer have to file taxes because I'm on Social Security? I'm a 58-year-old widow on disability and I have a couple of 401(k)'s. My car's paid for, I have access to an emergency fund, etc. What advice can you give to help me live on what income I have? Ask your questions at (800) 525-7000 or email them at [email protected] Visit our website at moneywise.org where you can connect with a MoneyWise Coach, purchase books, and even download free, helpful resources. Like and Follow us on Facebook at MoneyWise Media for videos and the very latest discussion! Remember that it's your prayerful and financial support that keeps MoneyWise on the air. Help us continue this outreach by clicking the Donate tab at the top of the page.