But their financial autonomy came under threat when they signed up for an offset mortgage two years ago at about the same time Elanor scaled back her work because of their young family, meaning Alistair, 36, became the chief breadwinner.‘Alistair and I agreed we would each transfer our savings into the mortgage account,’ explains Elanor.‘But when it came to it I found that I really struggled with the idea of giving up all the money I had worked so hard to save.‘So I held back £3,000 and didn’t tell my Alistair what I had done.[Read: 15 very obvious flirting signs between a guy and a girl] Dating a boss and your love life There’s a lot of good in dating someone from the workplace, especially your boss.The perks of dating them are plenty, and the time spent together, well that’s a lot too.When a man is involved with a woman that he sees a concrete future with, he’s locks her down and makes sure no other man can have her.
The “storybook-perfect” ending everyone is looking for in a relationship basically involves two parts.A recent survey revealed that there are 4.5 million secret savers in Britain, with women more likely to keep money hidden from their partner. found that 31 per cent of couples had committed what is dubbed ‘financial infidelity’ and were dishonest with each other about hiding cash, the level of their debts, or even how much they earn.The research by financial services company Prudential found that nearly a fifth of women had hidden savings averaging just over £1,000. The couple went on to have two sons, now aged five and two.And both of you have similar fields of work which makes communication and compatibility so much easier to handle because both your interests and passions in life align along the same direction.But as perfect as the scenario may seem, is it all pretty and rosy?