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Financial Secrets Your Partner Might Be Keeping From You

GOBankingRates Logo By Sylvie Tremblay of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 10: <p>Open and honest communication is important for every aspect of your relationship — but it's especially crucial when talking about money. "Honesty truly is the best policy," said Jason Thacker, head of U.S. consumer deposits and payments at TD Bank." Any secret that destroys your partner's trust in you is a dangerous one."</p><p>However, that doesn't mean that honesty is easy — or that it always happens. According to a nationwide <a href="https://mediaroom.tdbank.com/2017-08-01-True-Love-is-Harder-to-Find-than-Financial-Success-TD-Bank-Survey-Reveals">survey conducted by TD Bank</a>, 13 percent of people in relationships reported keeping a secret from their partner. That figure jumped to 30 percent for millennials.</p><p>But just what financial secrets could your partner be hiding? Read on to learn what the survey found, then use these tips to <a href="https://www.gobankingrates.com/personal-finance/talk-significant-other-money/">start the conversation about money</a>.</p>

Financial Secrets Your Partner Might Be Keeping From You

Open and honest communication is important for every aspect of your relationship — but it's especially crucial when talking about money. "Honesty truly is the best policy," said Jason Thacker, head of U.S. consumer deposits and payments at TD Bank." Any secret that destroys your partner's trust in you is a dangerous one."

However, that doesn't mean that honesty is easy — or that it always happens. According to a nationwide survey conducted by TD Bank, 13 percent of people in relationships reported keeping a secret from their partner. That figure jumped to 30 percent for millennials.

But just what financial secrets could your partner be hiding? Read on to learn what the survey found, then use these tips to start the conversation about money.

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