ING International Surveys

ING International Survey | June 21, 2017

Think Forward Initiative - Intra-Household Dynamics 2017

Have you ever wondered who makes more spending and saving choices in the average household? Researchers for the Think Forward Initiative, part-sponsored by ING, asked more than 1,000 couples in the Netherlands how they arrive at their financial decisions, whether they are jointly made or how they prioritise each other’s preferences in different categories of spending. Joint decisions about holidays, durable goods, dining out, and car purchases are common, but clothing and even childcare are much more individual.

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