When Going Through A Divorce, 67.3% Of Bankers Put Up A Fight For The Dog, Kids Not So Much

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Thinking about getting divorced (for a first, second or third time)? When it comes time to divide assets, which are you more willing to take your ex to court over- kids or dog? According to a new study- by the people who brought you the statistic that 87% of adulterous financial services employees cheat with colleagues- the majority of divorcing bankers could take the kids or leave them but really want that damn dog.

Here are a few other details 1,300 respondents interviewed over the phone shared:

68.3% of male bankers said they had been divorced at least once, 23.7% twice, and 3.1% three times or more

92.5% of divorced male bankers' second wives were younger than their first wife

The average divorce settlement cost them £327,356 ($540,726), with the biggest single asset of the marriage being equity in the matrimonal home

7.3% said that they left home for another woman, although only 5.5% of these male bankers ended up in a long term relationship (defined as over 2 years) with the woman concerned

23.4% said that they ideally wanted custody of the children from the marriage

67.3% said that they wanted custody of the family dog

37.1% of female bankers said that they had been divorced at least once, 12.1% twice, and 0.4% three times or more

The average divorce settlement cost them £184,279 ($304,392), with the biggest single asset of the marriage being equity in the matrimonal home

9.6% of female bankers said that they got divorced because they were fed up bringing in the majority of the household income, and expeced to be the main carer for the children too

4.1% said that they their marriage broke up over another man, and 32.6% of these female bankers ended up in a long term relationship (defined as over 2 years) with the man concerned

Divorcing Male Bankers More Interested In Their Dogs Than Their Kids [Hereisthecity via BI]

Earlier: When Having Affairs, Female Bankers Less Paranoid Than Males About Spouses Catching On

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