The Real Reasons Couples Argue About Money

Arguing about money — or not talking about it at all? You’re not alone.

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If money problems are a sore topic for you and your partner, or you completely avoid conversations with your spouse about your finances, you’re not alone. 

According to new research by financial services company Bread Financial, 58% of millennials and 57% of Gen Zs argue with their partner at least "occasionally" over their finances. 

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Vaishali Varu

Vaishali graduated in journalism from Leeds University, UK. She has worked for her local news outlet, the Leicester Mercury as well as writing personal finance stories for digital publications, The Money Edit, MoneyWeek and GoodToKnow. When she is not writing about money-saving, deals, finance hacks and other personal finance topics, Vaishali likes to travel and she's a foodie.