Written by: Jeremy Shafer
First, the numbers.
- 2,000,000: According to Statistic Brain, over 2,000,000 marriages took place in 2009.
- 61%: Financial illiteracy rate based on FINRA study (try it here).
In total over 4,000,000 people, a majority of them financially illiterate, merged their financial lives in marriage. Future studies will tell us how this turns out. Common sense tells us there’s work to do. Here are five considerations for marriage and money. Read more