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06.26.2018

Decision to live together negatively affects wealth accumulation

By Angie Hunt, Iowa State University News Service

Living together is often a first step before marriage, or for a growing number of millennials, an alternative to tying the knot. Money or debt can be a common reason for this decision, but there are long-term financial implications to cohabitation, according to research from Iowa State and Kansas State universities.