POPSUGAR Smart-living Career Who Makes More Money: You or Your Partner? by Smart Living 3/17/09 0 Shares Like us on Facebook Sign up for our daily newsletter > Follow us on Pinterest Source Read More Your Two CentsSalaryCareerPoll Career Why It's Okay to Take a Break From Your Career Path 10 Things Women Worry About That Men Don't Have To What to Name Your Résumé and Cover Letter 8 Reasons Hiring Managers Haven't Called Back POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests. Get Inspired With Our Living Newsletter Personalize Home Love and Sex DIY Vegetarian Food Tech Sign up with facebook or By signing up, I agree to the Terms and to receive emails from POPSUGAR. GlowingMoon 6 years Hubbie. However, I think I'm more financially savvy than he is. :) aimeeb 6 years My boyfriend for sure! mydiadem 6 years I do and probably always will unless he goes to law school, then he has a fighting chance. :) shannon_xo 6 years I do, I like not having to feel dependent on someone else. hyzenthlay20 6 years We make almost exactly the same . . . different districts (fairly low-paying for our respective areas), but we're both 3rd year teachers, so we're almost even! I do get a little concerned about how we'll make it on two teacher's salaries when we have kids (years in the future). Spectra 6 years My husband makes more than I do because I work only part-time and he also fixes cars on the side to get extra money. starangel82 6 years Single. carhornsinapril 6 years i make 25% more than he does, but i have significantly more student debt, so it feels even. sorrowja 6 years I kind of make more than my husband. However, he gets bonus /commissions so after all of that he makes way more than I do. Also, he has like 5 different side gigs being a soccer coach. kscincotta 6 years The hubs and I are making about the same right now, but in the hopefully soon to happen future, he will start bringing in some larger commissions that will push him up. But long term, we both expect that this stupid PhD I've been mired in will up my earning potential substantially, at which point I'll be the primary breadwinner. ilanac13 6 years right now i do - since my fiance is unemployed - and has been for several months. when he WAS working though, he made more than double what i made - so i'm REALLY HOPING that he gets something soon...cause it's too hard for me to pay for everything. i have my own separate mortgage aside from our shared rent, and bills and bills and bills. Deidre 6 years Fiance does now that I work for a non-profit. But we're starting to combine finances since we'll be married next month -- it's all "our money" so it's sort of irrelevant who makes more. We're both big savers, but I am more budget-consious than he is on a day to day basis... valancyjane 6 years I made substantially more for the first 5 years we were together (and not because I was so very well paid either – he just had very low-paying jobs); then he got his certification and started to work in his field and now he makes maybe 5 or 10 percent more than I do. T-S 6 years I do. I always have, and I probably always will. At this point it's definitely all "our money" and all goes into the same pot, but in a sort of abstract way I'm glad I don't have to depend on a man for anything. Makes me feel all modern-like. supercoolnat 6 years Ooops, hit the wrong selection. I make more money now, but that's only for a few years while he's in residency. After that, I'm looking forward to his big bucks doctor paychecks. Renees3 6 years I make almost twice as much as my boyfriend. But we're pretty good with our money, we just bought our first house together. He also pull his weight around the house, building things, fixing things etc. SugarKat 6 years My husband passed me about a year ago... bluebellknoll 6 years Hubby brings home way more bacon than I do. I've never felt more financially secure since we've been together. :) skigurl 6 years he makes about double wmoonw 6 years He makes more, but we're within 15% and he's got a year's professional headstart on me. . . . Heehee, I'm a little competitive, so I'd love to be "winning" . . . but really, I don't mind it, it's just for fun. CoconutPie 6 years My husband - I don't work. Smacks83 6 years I do, but only because he is currently unemployed right now. His old job though, he used to technically make less than me, but did tons of overtime so in reality he was bringing home way more than me. syako 6 years Husband.