According to John Curtis of Integrated Organizational Development in Waynesville, N.C., the cost per worker going through a divorce is about $8,300. That estimate also includes days missed as the worker takes time off to deal with the legal, financial and psychological issues related to divorce.
Lying to your partner about how much you spend, save or borrow all fall under the same general heading of "financial infidelity." According to the most recent data, quite a few of us are getting it on with our checkbooks.
"He was charming, crazy about me, and confided to me that he made a real mint last year and fully expected to make another mint this year, next year, and every year for the foreseeable future. I started feeling faint. This was my dream come true!""