Study: Millions of Americans hide bank, credit accounts from partners

Millions of Americans are cheating on their partners financially, a new study shows.

News 12 Staff

Mar 1, 2019, 10:31 PM

Updated 1,907 days ago

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Study: Millions of Americans hide bank, credit accounts from partners
Millions of Americans are cheating on their partners financially, a new study shows.
According to CreditCards.com, 29 million American adults have a secret savings, checking or credit card account they are hiding from their parter. The study shows the sneakiest account holders are millennials.
About 2 percent of people say they would end a relationship if they learned the other person had more than $5,000 in credit card debt. But more than 80 percent say while the debt matters, it would not be a deal-breaker.
"The solution is full disclosure. When you have a couple they really need to get together and have good communication," says financial expert Dan Geltrude.
Experts cited in the study say regular meetings over financial matters can help keep a relationship strong.


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