married couple, marital satisfaction, risk tolerance, marital quality, marital dissolution
This chapter reviews interdisciplinary research concerning the association between marriage and personal finances. The first section of the chapter discusses financial practices within marriage and the financial differences between married couples and other family types. The second section reviews the research on the ability of financial factors to predict marital formation, satisfaction/conflict, and dissolution. The chapter also suggests future research avenues.
Original Publication Citation
Dew, J. P. (2008). Marriage and finances. In J. J. Xiao (Ed.), Handbook of consumer finance research (pp. 337–350). New York, NY: Springer.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Dew, Jeffrey P., "Marriage and Finance" (2008). Faculty Publications. 4504.
Family, Home, and Social Sciences
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