Should Tightwads Marry Spendthrifts?


Professor Scott Rick writes in Forbes about why birds of a different financial feather often don’t make a great match.

Do opposites attract? Research by Michigan Ross Professor Scott Rick suggests it’s the case when it comes to spendthrifts and tightwads.

But, writing in Forbes, Scott says his research shows that’s not always a good thing. The financial philosophy mismatch can lead to to unhappiness down the road.

Rick, professor of marketing, details the findings of his research, showing which matchups were more likely to create happiness and financial stability.

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