Most of the Canadian couples link financial stability to relationship success
The RBC found out that successful long-term relationships rely both on strong financial compatibility and romantic chemistry.
According to the poll, 85% of Canadians with partners felt that having similar financial goals and habits are necessary for healthy relationships. At the same time, 80% believe it’s important to speak with a partner about finances before getting involved in a serious relationship.
The study shows that for 91% of people surveyed it’s important when their partners have the same view on spending and saving money.
81% of respondents consider the setting of clear financial boundaries as a top priority, with more than 2/3 admitting they wouldn’t combine their finances with their partners unless they knew that partner was financially stable.
The poll unveils that 77% of Canadians in relationships speak with their partners about finances at least monthly. 45% of them create shared budgets, whereas 41% come up with financial goals. 37% of Canadian couples save money together.
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