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New Study Examines Financial Infidelity

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When it comes to finances, we aren't being honest with our partners, at least according to a new study.

The new survey found that 33% of people lie to their significant other about money. If that's not bad enough, 35% say that they have been financially deceived by a partner, according to a National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) survey of 2,035 US adults.

And those lies can take a toll on our relationships, according to experts. Most couples say the lies led to arguments and, for some, it created trust issues within the relationships. And the data seems to back it up. 76% said that their relationships were affected by financial deceit and 47% admitted that it lead to an argument.

The new data shows a slight increase from 2011 when 31% admitted to NEFE that they've lied to their spouses about money and 33% said that they have been financially deceived.

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