Are you a saver or a spender?
Figure out what each of you are. Try to find a good balance between the two.
If one of you has credit card debt and the other has a lot of savings, work out a deal.
"The one spouse can lend money to the other to pay off his or her credit card bills," Levine said. "Then, that loan can be repaid to the saver at a lower interest rate than credit card companies would charge."