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Financial Infidelity and 5 Other Relationship Deal Breakers


There are many romantic things you could do with your date on Valentine's Day besides compare your budgets or tally debts. But the mushy stuff won't last long if you avoid conversations about money: Nearly half of couples argue about money, and one-fourth of couples never resolve their spats, according to a recent survey by Fidelity Investments.

If your date or prospective spouse exhibits any of the costly habits on our list, be wary. A credit score of 600 or a passive attitude toward future savings isn't necessarily a deal-breaker. But failing to address these harmful habits now could leave you short on cash, ruin your credit history and, worst of all, wreck your relationship. Here's what to watch for.

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