Financial infidelity among men and women

Women lie, men lie more

Financial infidelity is common in relationships but men are more willing to deceive


Large, secret purchases. Hidden bank accounts. These examples of financial infidelity are far more common in relationships than you might think, according to a national U.S. poll conducted by The survey estimates that one in five Americans are making purchases of $500 or more without their partner’s knowledge—with about 6% going so far as to maintain secret accounts. Break down these findings by gender and—surprise!—it seems men are the most willing to deceive.

women lie, men lie more