POP Goes Financial Infidelity

August 2008
Journal of Financial Planning;Aug2008, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p10
Academic Journal
The article discusses the practice of married people making large purchases without telling their spouse as a form a retaliation. The average amount of money which is spent when a person makes this type of purchase, which is referred to in the article as a pissed off purchase (POP), is mentioned. Statistics are presented regarding the spending habits of people in a relationship, for example as a way in which to exert control in a relationship.


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