How to Keep Money From RuiningThis recent NPR show reviews the findings of a study about marital conflict, based on a 15-day reporting period by 100 married couples. While money wasn’t the No. 1 most common source of conflict, the study found it was often the most difficult to resolve. It’s a very interesting show¬†and the study is included in the source links for those who love the research side of things. In summary, here are the top things couples argue about:

Children
Chores
Communication
Leisure
Money (wives); work (husbands)
Money (husbands); work (wives)

What do you and your spouse disagree on most?

Source: For Richer, for Poorer: Money as a Topic of Marital Conflict in the Home by Lauren M. Papp, E. Mark Cummings and Marcie C. Goeke-Morey