Consider This: Georgia couples grapple with financial anxiety
It’s not uncommon for Georgia couples to stress about money.
According to a poll of more than 3,000 Georgians conducted by Georgia Credit Union Affiliates, the trade organization for credit unions in the state, about 42 percent of respondents said finances have been a cause of stress in their romantic relationships.
Georgians aren’t alone in that predicament. According to a study published in the scientific journal Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, 50 percent of divorced couples interviewed listed financial problems as a major factor that contributed to their divorce. That puts financial problems third on a list of 11 contributing factors – behind only “too much fighting” and “lack of commitment.”
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