Money Matters — Shared Accounts?

Couple discusses money

Shared finances

Over at his blog The Simple Dollar, Trent has been wondering when it makes sense for romantic couples to share a checking account (Spoiler alert: He and his wife began marriage with separate accounts, but they eventually merged.)

Back in 2011, Jessica Grose wrote for Slate about the possibilities she and her husband considered:

Seems like there might not be one size that fits all. What approach works for you? Share your answers in the comments.