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Gen Xers might be stressed, broke, and in debt, but they're the least likely to talk to their spouse about it

Gen Xers might be stressed, broke, and in debt, but they're the least likely to talk to their spouse about it
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A majority of couples have shared their personal financial details, like how much they earn or have saved, with their partner or spouse, according to a survey from Insider and Morning Consult.




However, about 18% of Gen Xers say that they haven't shared this information, which will make it difficult for them to plan for mutual financial goals like retirement.




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Money is hard to talk about — even with the people you love most.
A survey by Morning Consult and Insider asked 2,000 Americans about their finances. Included in this survey was a question for married couples: whether or not they've shared their salaries and savings with their spouse. The survey found that baby boomers and millennials were more likely to be open about their financial situations with their spouse, while Gen Xers were the most likely to keep it to themselves.
Gen Xers are facing some problems with money that make this conversation dire. As Business Insider has previously reported, Gen Xers largely aren't prepared for retirement, and a significant percentage of them are dealing with debt, whether that's credit card debt or personal loans. (And they're hugely stressed about it.)
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