04/30/2012 02:59 pm ET

Hiding Money From Your Spouse Has Gotten A Lot Harder

It's getting a lot tougher to keep a secret stash.

It's a sad but true fact of marriage: Troubled couples often try to hide money from each other, whether to spend it on extramarital mischief or keep from sharing it in a divorce. They might do anything from stashing wads of money in a safe-deposit box to setting up a secret online brokerage account to build up funds on the sly.

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