The five categories of financial infidelity are affecting relationships all over world. These categories include: overspending and debt, financial separation, lack of planning, control, and money secrets. Get detailed descriptions on the five categories in the Money Couple Minute, “The Five Categories of Financial Infidelity”. Also, you can watch the Money Couple on ABC’s News Now program on the segment, “Good Money,” as they go into more detail and answer viewer questions relating to the five categories of financial infidelity.
It’s one thing for couples to have separate accounts—his and hers checking or separate cash reserves. But secret accounts are a whole ‘nother ballgame. They mean that someone in the relationship doesn’t trust the other person with financial decisions. And since money touches every part of our lives, that financial mistrust usually points to a deeper level of mistrust that will infect the whole relationship. That’s why hiding has to stop if the relationship is going to survive. Read the complete article explaining the dangers of hiding money in the Money Couple Minute, Hiding Money.