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Old 15-04-2019, 07:11 PM   #1
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Hi, all big bros and sis here,
I am wondering if both my wife and I are working full time with similar salary,
what is the norm of paying the mortgage amount together?

50:50? Or Man should pay more 60:40, 70:30? Or all of it?
Can list some personal examples for me?
Thank you so much!
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Old 15-04-2019, 07:33 PM   #2
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Your household's internal financial affairs are yours to decide however you agree. That's part of what marriage is, and it's your marriage, not anybody else's. The only "norm" is yours.

Moreover, household income and wealth is generally fungible, so it doesn't particularly matter. And if you don't realize that now, you might figure it out soon enough. Or a family court will.
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Old 15-04-2019, 07:38 PM   #3
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I am doing 50:50. Completely up to the both of you.
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Old 15-04-2019, 08:21 PM   #4
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Hi, all big bros and sis here,
I am wondering if both my wife and I are working full time with similar salary,
what is the norm of paying the mortgage amount together?
The boyfriend and I split it 50:50.
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Old 15-04-2019, 08:31 PM   #5
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I emptied my spouse cpf before using mine for the housing instalments cause our age gap was 5 years plus and I reckon that my cpf will be liberated earlier
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Old 15-04-2019, 09:01 PM   #6
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50:50 should be the most common approach.
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Old 15-04-2019, 09:21 PM   #7
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Thanks for all the advice! Really appreciate it
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Old 15-04-2019, 10:16 PM   #8
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Hi, all big bros and sis here,
I am wondering if both my wife and I are working full time with similar salary,
what is the norm of paying the mortgage amount together?

50:50? Or Man should pay more 60:40, 70:30? Or all of it?
Can list some personal examples for me?
Thank you so much!
If man can afford, pay for everything
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Old 15-04-2019, 10:50 PM   #9
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My wife and I consolidated our finances. So it doesn’t matter who pays. But monthly installments are paid out of my bank account for convenience.
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