- Study by the National Endowment for Financial Education found that there are often hidden money between couples who combine finances
- The size of the secret can vary, and occasionally it's for something good, like one spouse saving up for a gift
- However, hidden finances can lead to arguments and even divorce
- More men (46%) hide money or purchases than women (38%)
As wedding season kicks off and couples get ready to say their vows, they may want to sit down have have a serious talk about fidelity — financial fidelity.A new study found that two in five Americans who have combined their finances with their spouses admit to hiding financial information or lying to their partners about money matters.And while sometimes those lies and omitted truths can be about something small and relatively harmless — like a shopping back obscured in the back of a closet — the dishonesty can often lead to bigger problems, including divorce.