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Money Talks News: 10 Money Mistakes That Can Ruin a Marriage

10 Money Mistakes That Can Ruin a Marriage

By Renee Morad

As anyone who’s been there knows, there’s no such thing as a friction-free marriage. But arguing can be ominous when the topic is money.

Couples who reported disagreeing about finances once a week were 30 percent more likely to get divorced than couples who reported disagreeing about them once a month, according to a Utah State University study.

In another survey, published in the Forum for Family and Consumer Issues, finances proved to be the leading cause of conflict in marriage, with 39 percent of respondents listing it as their primary issue and 54 percent as their secondary issue.

How can you be sure money matters won’t sabotage your marriage?

Here are 10 of the most common mistakes couples make when dealing with money.

(iStock)

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