smart spending

6 money tips from popular movie romances

When love and money collide on the big screen
Next
Slide 1 of 7
text

What happens when love and finances collide in a big-budget Hollywood movie?

Hilarity ensues. Or tragedy.

Either way, it's a boon for movie lovers and screenwriters.

Some of the most famous romantic movies -- from the tear-jerkers to the rom-coms -- also demonstrate some pretty powerful truths about the joys and perils of mixing love and money. Even if some of the lessons are totally unintentional.

And reel life is a lot more forgiving than real life. Some fictional couples have a chemistry that keeps us rooting for them until the closing credits. All while realizing these two are in for a rude shock when they eventually exchange "I dos" and open a joint checking account.

Watch six of the most popular romances, and here's what you can glean from the big screen about mixing love and money.


Next
Slide 1 of 7

 

 

advertisement

Show Bankrate's community sharing policy
          Connect with us
MORTGAGE REFINANCE AUTO CDs CREDIT CARDS
Product Rate Change Last week
30 year fixed 3.82%  0.02 3.80%
15 year fixed 3.05%  0.04 3.01%
5/1 ARM 3.19%  0.02 3.17%
 
View Rates in your area Next
Product Rate Change Last week
30 year fixed refi 3.90%  0.03 3.87%
15 year fixed refi 3.12%  0.01 3.11%
10 year fixed refi 3.15%  0.02 3.13%
 
View Rates in your area Next
Product Rate Change Last week
60 month used car loan 2.68%  0.03 2.65%
48 month used car loan 2.76%  0.11 2.87%
60 month new car loan 3.12%  0.01 3.13%
 
View Rates in your area Next
Product Rate Change Last week
1 Year CD 1.07% --0.00 1.07%
2 Year CD 1.18% --0.00 1.18%
5 Year CD 1.76%  0.01 1.77%
 
View Rates in your area Next
Product Rate Change Last week
Balance Transfer Cards 15.86% --0.00 15.86%
Cash Back Cards 16.37% --0.00 16.37%
Low Interest Cards 11.10% --0.00 11.10%
 
Next
advertisement
FRUGAL NEWSLETTER

Discover new ways to cut costs and save more every day. Reduce your spending, not life’s pleasures. Delivered weekly.

advertisement
Partner Center
advertisement

Connect with us