Nov 262015

Almost two million married couples in the UK keep their finances secret from their partner, new research suggests. And around 44% of married people don’t know what their spouse earns. Tune in to Neil and Alice to find out what they think about relationships and money and learn some related vocabulary.



Vocabulary and definitions

go dutch – share the cost of something, for example a meal
spouse – husband or wife
to be in debt – to owe money to someone
mortgage – where a bank lends you money to buy a house
hard cash – physical money – the coins and banknotes
cheapskate – someone who doesn’t like spending money
budget – the money you have available for something and a plan for how to use it
agree to differ – accept that we have different opinions on something

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