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Dink stands for dual income, no kids. Dink couples are of special interest to wealth managers because of the perception that they could have more discretionary income to invest, but financial planning can become difficult, especially if the couple is same sex.


Dinks in the news

In November 2013 it was reported that banks were jostling to offer services to the same sex couple market, particularly because the majority are dinks – dual income no kids couples – with discretionary income to invest....