Couples shunning joint bank accounts

The popularity of the joint account is waning amongst modern day couples. Many couples are opting to keep their cash separate from their partner. Fewer couples are choosing to open a joint bank account and failing to make the most of higher interest rates, according to a first direct survey. The study highlights that the benefits of a joint account are being overlooked by Brits who move in with a new partner but want to keep their money and property arrangements at a distance.