Results for - What's Mine is...a Secret?

1,951 voters participated in this survey

1. Credit rating company, Noddle, recently came out with a study about couples and finances. It revealed that 56% of married couples do not know what their spouse earns. Have you heard about this?

Yes
10%
189 votes
No
78%
1,526 votes
Undecided
3%
65 votes
Not Applicable
9%
171 votes

2. If asked right now, could you tell someone approximately how much your spouse earns?

Absolutely.
36%
706 votes
I'm pretty sure I could.
13%
261 votes
Not likely.
6%
123 votes
Nope, I have no idea.
4%
80 votes
n/a
40%
781 votes

3. The study also found that many couples avoid having a big financial talk before getting engaged/married. Did you have one?

Yes
23%
449 votes
No
33%
650 votes
Undecided
6%
112 votes
Not Applicable
38%
740 votes

4. This lack of forthcoming information might make sense in light of another survey finding - that 1/4 people would break up with a significant other if they found out they were in a lot of debt. Is debt a dealbreaker for you in a relationship?

Absolutely. I won't tolerate it.
10%
200 votes
A large amount/many debts, yes. But some small debt(s) is not a concern.
21%
410 votes
No, I don't really care about debt.
10%
189 votes
It just depends on what kind of debt it is.
20%
386 votes
I'm not sure.
9%
172 votes
n/a
29%
575 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
19 votes

5. How often do you and your spouse discuss finances?

Daily
8%
164 votes
Weekly
16%
307 votes
Bi-monthly
5%
103 votes
Monthly
9%
167 votes
Quarterly
2%
31 votes
Yearly
1%
24 votes
No set schedule, just whenever something comes up.
14%
266 votes
We never do.
2%
39 votes
I'm not sure.
2%
36 votes
n/a
41%
805 votes
Other (please specify)
0%
9 votes

6. Have you ever found out your spouse was hiding something financial from you?

Yes
16%
316 votes
No
43%
843 votes
Undecided
5%
88 votes
Not Applicable
36%
704 votes
09/10/2015 Love & Relationships 1951 23 By: MamaV1776

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