Are you the senior financial partner in your relationship?

Are you the senior financial partner in your relationship?

Is looking after your household's finances a shared job, or is one of a couple the senior financial partner – taking charge of decisions about insurance, energy bills, investments, debts and more?

Choose one option closest to your own circumstances:

Results

I'm female (12535 votes)
I’m single/not living with partner 2258 votes (18%)
We live together (not married): My partner is in charge, I don’t know much 130 votes (1%)
We live together (not married): We share the responsibility 676 votes (5%)
We live together (not married): We keep finances mostly separate 611 votes (5%)
We live together (not married): I’m in charge, they don’t know much 1377 votes (11%)
We’re married (or civil partners): My partner is in charge, I don’t know much 466 votes (4%)
We’re married (or civil partners): We share the responsibility 1838 votes (15%)
We’re married (or civil partners): We keep finances mostly separate 485 votes (4%)
We’re married (or civil partners): I’m in charge, they don’t know much 4694 votes (37%)
I'm male (6291 votes)
I’m single/not living with partner 889 votes (14%)
We live together (not married): My partner is in charge, I don’t know much 50 votes (1%)
We live together (not married): We share the responsibility 345 votes (5%)
We live together (not married): We keep finances mostly separate 270 votes (4%)
We live together (not married): I’m in charge, they don’t know much 632 votes (10%)
We’re married (or civil partners): My partner is in charge, I don’t know much 177 votes (3%)
We’re married (or civil partners): We share the responsibility 1144 votes (18%)
We’re married (or civil partners): We keep finances mostly separate 334 votes (5%)
We’re married (or civil partners): I’m in charge, they don’t know much 2450 votes (39%)

                   18,826 votes received.

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