Money has managed to incite yet another flare-up in the battle of the sexes. In a recent poll of wealthy individuals by SEI, an investment and fund-processing provider, men were thought to feel more stress if their wives were the primary financial decision-maker than women whose husbands were the financial decision-maker.

The stress was experienced by 20 percent of the 500-plus individuals polled. Almost a third of the female financial leads surveyed (29%) said they believe their partner feel stressed by their role in financial decision-making, while only a fraction of the males polled (14%) said they feel tension from their partner, according to the survey.

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