Marriage is complex and so are the relationships. Sometimes it is possible that husbands hide their financial status from everyone, even from their wives. It may sound strange but it is very true and very possible. Sometime the wife has no single idea about her own houses finances and other money related matter. Also she is not allowed to speck I them and mostly she is not given any single peek or assumption about it. Also it is possible that they know half the story and half is in limelight under some deep shadows and passwords.