"Want to be wealthier? Get married.
According to a new study by the Institute of Marriage and Family Canada, marriage is a powerful protector against poverty. At the same time, people within a marital union have a greater chance of accumulating wealth.
It makes sense. A family headed by a couple often means there is more than one person contributing to household income. But according to researchers Philip Cross and Peter Jon Mitchell at the institute, the significance of marriage to family income - and to the overall economy - runs deeper than that simple equation."
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