The word Confluence is a geographic term describing "the meeting of two or more bodies of water" (according to wikipedia), which is where She and I stand...we have met and continue on as one. And as we have joined, so have our financial lives.
I know that many of our friends are currently navigating the new world of mutual finances, and know that other young couples are doing the same. While we are in no way experts, I do believe that our triumphs and struggles can assist others. Plus, it opens us to the advice of those with more experience.
Rather than spend this entire post reviewing our history, I'll insert stories and details from our past as they relate to the present topic.
With that, the journal begins...