These people are over ten times more likely to break up over money issues than people who say their partner is good with money.
"Our new survey findings support the notion that money issues can cause relationship issues,"
Policygenius found a majority of couples are tackling finances together: 78% keep and manage joint finances, while only 16% don't know core financial facts about their partner. Overall, 22% of people manage money separately from their partner, consistent with the 21% who said they managed money separately from their partner in 2018.
The second annual Couples and Money survey also found:
- Half of people (50%) don't know their partner's credit score.
- One in ten people (12%) have a secret credit card
- One in ten people (12%) have hidden a purchase from their partner in the last 6 months
- 25% of people would spend over
$100on their partner to end a fight
- 19% of people don't spend any money without telling their partner.
"What you don't know about your partner's finances can hurt you,"
Policygenius' survey is based on responses from a nationally representative group of 2,005 adults in a relationship. It was conducted through Google Surveys from
About Policygenius: Policygenius is the nation's leading online insurance marketplace, with headquarters in
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