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According to a new study, 13 million Americans may be keeping secret accounts from their spouses.  torbakhopper/Flickr

If you’re in a relationship, do you have a joint account?

Marketplace Staff Feb 3, 2016
According to a new study, 13 million Americans may be keeping secret accounts from their spouses.  torbakhopper/Flickr

A study released this week reported that 13 million Americans may be “withholding financial information” from their partner, including credit and bank accounts. Marketplace’s Nancy Marshall-Genzer took a look at the numbers in the CreditCards.com report.

We wanted to know how our listeners handle banking in relationships, so we asked:


Many people responded saying that they do share accounts with their spouses:


Others shared why they don’t have joint accounts:

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