There are men and women who are not good with money and others who just do not want to think about it. Yet the gender pool involving investing and financial matters is far from balanced. According to a new study, men are still much more likely to handle an asset portfolio even when women handle the checkbook and the day-to-day payment of bills and expenses.
Much has been said and written about the stresses of getting divorced. There is the emotional duress one suffers as well as the financial hardships that may be part of the new reality. However, studies now find that those who divorce, particularly women, have more health issues than those who are still married.
A generation ago, if your fiancé broached the subject of a prenuptial agreement, it was tantamount to a slap in the face. There was a commonly held notion that people used such agreements as a way of securing their assets if they didn't expect the marriage to last forever or if they didn't entirely trust their fiancé's motives for marriage.
Many people like a good party. But according to new study, flashy weddings may be a tip that the relationship isn't built for the long haul. The marketing firm Splendid Insights, which focuses on the wedding industry, claims that their recent study indicates that couples who spend more than $30,000 were more worried about impressing their guests than a couple with under a $10,000 budget.
Prenuptial agreements are a common document for many couples that are preparing to marry. Prenups can protect your assets if you and your spouse decide to go your separate ways. They are very useful when it comes to the property division process of a divorce.
You and your second spouse have tried everything possible to make your marriage work, but you have decided to file for divorce. Both of you are significantly older than you were at the time of your first marriages. Years of hard work and saving have paid off, and you have greater assets than you did in your first marriage. The previous divorce took a major toll on your finances, and you are wondering how to protect your assets the second time around.
Dividing property in a divorce is never easy, especially when the divorce is contentious. There are many ways that people go about dispersing their property, but one Texas woman may have found a totally new method of destroying her own separate property. The Houston resident decided to get rid of her ex-husband's property by holding a massive garage sale.
When most people think of infidelity, they think of a romantic liaison between their spouse and another person. One spouse discovers that the other has been having an affair. Sneaking around, keeping secrets and spending time with another person--it is definitely enough to strain any marriage. But romantic infidelity is far from the only type of cheating. As it turns out, financial infidelity is also common among spouses, and can also put strain on a marriage.
For many people, the New Year's holiday conjures up images of happy couples ringing in the new year with champagne and a kiss. To the contrary, statistics show that the number of divorce filings actually tends to spike over New Year's Day. Some divorce lawyers receive so many calls over the first working Monday of the year that they refer to it as "Divorce Day."
Every marriage is different. The individual circumstances of a married couple can impact many things. This includes what level of divorce risk is present regarding their relationship.