More than half of Americans say money puts the biggest strain on their relationship. Throw kids into the mix and you've got yourself a relationship powder keg.
However, when you're both on the same page and have your goals aligned, you can accomplish great things. It's not easy, but you also don't need to make the kind of big sacrifices you might expect.
At least, one couple managed to meet the big financial goal they set themselves without making deep cuts to their lifestyle. Here's how.