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Here’s What It Really Costs To Get Married In The US

[credit provider=”Flickr / Cameron Nordholm” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/cameronnordholm/4992713168/”] Couples spent an average of $28,500 to tie the knot in 2012, according to a Wedding Channel/TheKnot.com report.That’s just a couple thousand dollars shy of what the average homebuyer spends on a downpayment today ($31,000 by Trulia’s estimate). 
Here’s What It Really Costs To Get Married In The US
Lifestyle

Nine Men Who Took Their Wife’s Last Name

[credit provider=”Michelle.Hayes via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/mhayesphotos/3773046332/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Why don’t men change their names when they get married?This provocative question was posed in a popular article by Jill Filipovoic at The Guardian. The focus of her article, however, is on how women should stop changing their names.
Nine Men Who Took Their Wife’s Last Name
Lifestyle

It Makes No Sense That Married Women Still Change Their Last Names

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons”] Excuse me while I play the cranky feminist for a minute, but I’m disheartened every time I sign into Facebook and see a list of female names I don’t recognise.You got married, congratulations! But why, in 2013, does getting married mean giving up the most basic marker […]
It Makes No Sense That Married Women Still Change Their Last Names
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Bill Clinton Calls On The Supreme Court To Overturn The Same-Sex Marriage Ban

[credit provider=”Getty”] WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is calling on the Supreme Court to overturn a law he signed that bars federal recognition of same-sex marriages.Clinton says the defence of Marriage Act is incompatible with the Constitution. He says he signed the law in 1996 to avoid legislation […]
Bill Clinton Calls On The Supreme Court To Overturn The Same-Sex Marriage Ban
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The Curious Case Of Staff Sgt. Brandon Parsons

[credit provider=”courtesy Rhino Den” url=”http://rhinoden.rangerup.com/the-curious-case-of-staff-sergeant-parsons/”] Sometimes it takes genuine injustice to put things in perspective. I was recently reminded of this during my clash with a prominent floral service that failed to deliver a chocolates order on Valentine’s Day … and the next day … and the next day … […]
The Curious Case Of Staff Sgt. Brandon Parsons
Markets

The 9 Most Expensive Cities For Divorcees

[credit provider=”thriftsociety via statigram” url=”http://statigr.am/p/349846643071986351_228092761″] The rate of couples backpedaling down the aisle in the U.S. is growing so quickly, states across the map are searching for new ways to ease the process for consumers.Even with a rise in do-it-yourself divorce cases, the  average divorce still costs about $20,000. And not […]
The 9 Most Expensive Cities For Divorcees
Markets

The 22 Biggest Power Couples On Wall Street

[credit provider=”Julia La Roche for Business Insider”] To commemorate Valentine’s Day, Business Insider put together our annual list of Wall Street’s hottest power couples. This list has it all: Hedge funders who are married to gorgeous former models, bankers who are married to lawyers or television anchors, and a private equity […]
The 22 Biggest Power Couples On Wall Street
Tech

20 Of Tech’s Hottest Power Couples

[credit provider=”Web 2.0/23andMe”] Love and technology: A great combination if ever there was one.In honour of Valentine’s Day, we’ve created this mega-list of the tech industry’s most-powerful couples. 
20 Of Tech’s Hottest Power Couples
Tech

VALENTINES FOR GEEKS: 10 Weird And Wonderful Marriage Proposals

[credit provider=”Len Kendal” url=”http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/29/say-yes-katie_n_1310729.html#s740732&title=Single_Ladies”] If you are going to ask your true love to marry you, go big or go home, alone.That’s the attitude in these awesome, wacky, beautiful and  marriage proposals with a techie twist.
VALENTINES FOR GEEKS: 10 Weird And Wonderful Marriage Proposals
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It Takes Just 21 Minutes A Year To Save Your Marriage

[credit provider=”Flickr / Angelo González” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/ag2r/7134946449/in/photostream/”] A new study out later this year in the journal Psychological Science indicates that just three seven-minute online sessions over a one-year period could have a drastic impact on how happy you are in your relationship.”I don’t want it to sound like magic, but […]
It Takes Just 21 Minutes A Year To Save Your Marriage
Markets

Newlyweds Have Important Tax Changes To Consider This Year

[credit provider=”Flickr via kunjandetroja” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/kunjandetroja/6950013060/in/photostream/”] A lot of your tax decisions depend on your relationship status.So if you just got married in 2012, mazel tov! Things are about to change for you—and one of those changes involves your taxes.
Newlyweds Have Important Tax Changes To Consider This Year
Markets

Here’s The Best Way To Manage Your Finances With A Significant Other

[credit provider=”mooks262 via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/mcook262/3725789003/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] When you are single, you get to make your own decisions about how you want to manage bill payments, where to put your money, how to invest your cash, and what your savings goals are.When you get married, those decisions are no longer just yours […]
Here’s The Best Way To Manage Your Finances With A Significant Other
Strategy

Being Married Helps Professors Get Ahead, But Only If They’re Male

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/ce/Harvard_Commencement_1911.jpg”] When I was a graduate student in history, I loved to read the acknowledgements sections of books. If you looked carefully, all the trade secrets kept within the small, competitive field were revealed, from who was the most helpful specialist in an archive to creative means […]
Being Married Helps Professors Get Ahead, But Only If They’re Male
Markets

How To Cope When Your Spouse Skips Out With All The Cash

[credit provider=”icaromoreno via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/icaromoreno/3944419869/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] (Readers: In February 2012, I received a heart-breaking message in my inbox from Spedie, a long-time reader and frequent commenter here at Len Penzo dot Com. Her husband abandoned her and their marriage — but not before he callously drained the household checking and savings […]
How To Cope When Your Spouse Skips Out With All The Cash
Markets

The More You Earn, The More Expensive It Is To Be Single In America

[credit provider=”Rob Libetti/Business Insider”] In October 2009, New York Times reporters Tara Siegel Bernard and Ron Lieber compared a hypothetical married couple with an equivalent-earning unmarried gay couple, to see just how much difference those extra privileges made.Here’s what they found:
The More You Earn, The More Expensive It Is To Be Single In America
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Meet George Lucas’ Savvy Fiancé, DreamWorks Animation Chairman Mellody Hobson

[credit provider=”Getty”] After seven years of dating, “Star Wars” creator George Lucas finally popped the question over the holidays to his long-time girlfriend, DreamWorks animation chairman, Mellody Hobson.  It will be the first marriage for Hobson, 43, and the second for Lucas, 68, who was previously married to film editor Marcia […]
Meet George Lucas’ Savvy Fiancé, DreamWorks Animation Chairman Mellody Hobson
Markets

Meet The Wives Of Wall Street

[credit provider=”Julia La Roche for Business Insider”] We already know about Paul Tudor Jones, Jamie Dimon and Steve Schwarzman because we read about them all time.But we really don’t know much about their wives at all, and that feels a little odd.
Meet The Wives Of Wall Street
News

A Simple Formula That Predicts The Success Of Marriages

[credit provider=”Flickr / Cameron Nordholm” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/cameronnordholm/4992713168/”] Many have spent long hours wondering if a marriage is going to last, considering things like love, children, taxes, and the opinion of friends and  professionals.But the best and easiest answer may be this formula:
A Simple Formula That Predicts The Success Of Marriages
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Marriage Makes Same Sex Couples Happier

[credit provider=”AP Photo/Elaine Thompson”] Shortly after news that the Supreme Court will hear cases concerning same-sex marriage this term, a new study finds that legal recognition of relationships may improve the mental health of gays and lesbians.The findings come from the first large-scale study of how marriage influences the mental […]
Marriage Makes Same Sex Couples Happier
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Court Says Emails To Your Spouse Could Be Used Against You In A Court Of Law

[credit provider=”Vayankeeclipper/Wikimedia” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Phil_Hamilton.jpg”] It turns out that emails between spouses aren’t always protected, especially when you take the stand in court.A federal appeals court in Virginia on Thursday upheld the bribery conviction of a former member of the Virginia House of Delegates, who last year was sentenced to more than […]
Court Says Emails To Your Spouse Could Be Used Against You In A Court Of Law
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A Supreme Court Justice’s Husband Tried To Get Her To Pop ‘Disco’ Drugs

[credit provider=”Loren Sztajer at www.flickr.com and SupremeCourt.gov” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/lorensztajer/”] Sonia Sotomayor, one of Barack Obama ‘s appointees to the high court, describes in a new memoir how her husband presented her with a bag of Quaaludes, a popular 1970s drug sometimes known as “disco biscuits”.Friends of the groom had given him […]
A Supreme Court Justice’s Husband Tried To Get Her To Pop ‘Disco’ Drugs
Tech

RELATIONSHIPS THAT WORK: 10 Startups Cofounded By Married Couples

[credit provider=”Duck Duck Moose”] With the holiday season upon us, we’re pressed to socialize with our coworkers and spend time with family all at once.The folks on this list have found an easy solution to that time crunch—all year round. Their cofounders are their spouses.
RELATIONSHIPS THAT WORK: 10 Startups Cofounded By Married Couples
Markets

Couples Fess Up To How Often They Lie About Money

[credit provider=”John Walker/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/whatcouldgowrong/1300092819/sizes/m/”] A recent AARP study of financial infidelity among couples in the U.S. brought some good news and bad news. On the positive side, the vast majority of adults keep things honest, with 95 per cent saying they don’t keep a secret bank account from their spouse, and […]
Couples Fess Up To How Often They Lie About Money
News

I’m Voting For Mitt Romney, Even Though I Don’t Agree With Him

[credit provider=”Getty Images”] I consider myself an active Republican. I vote in elections, attend events for the party, and participate in rallies. However, it seems like every day I turn on the news to find another speech or quote that has me questioning why I’m even voting for Romney and […]
I’m Voting For Mitt Romney, Even Though I Don’t Agree With Him
Markets

AIG CEO Bob Benmosche Has One Of The Most Interesting Marriage Arrangements We’ve Ever Heard Of

[credit provider=”CNBC” url=”http://thumbnails.cnbc.com/VCPS/Y2012/M05D03/3000088158/5ED2-CB-RobertBenmosche.jpg”] In this week’s issue of New York Magazine, Jessica Pressler spends pages and pages flushing out the world of colourful AIG CEO and saviour , Bob Benmosche.Benmosche lives on a Croatian vineyard, cusses at rooms full of people, and has threatened to quit his job (a stressful […]
AIG CEO Bob Benmosche Has One Of The Most Interesting Marriage Arrangements We’ve Ever Heard Of
Markets

See Six Celebrity Couples Who Needed A Prenup

[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=tom%20cruise%20and%20katie%20holmes&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1341921376&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=392f2a530af4456f9e1c2e9cb18f43c1&dbm=PThirtyDay&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] Good Morning Dinks.  Love and Money, Marriage Money, a Couple’s Budget, no matter how you say it one topic that is always current in every relationship from dating to marriage is money.According to H&R Block a shocking 49% of divorced people said that they expect to […]
See Six Celebrity Couples Who Needed A Prenup
Lifestyle

Men Everywhere Are Trying To Marry Gigi Chao And Win $65 Million

The gay daughter of one of the richest men in Hong Kong has laughed off her father’s plan to offer nearly £40 million to any man who can charm her into a heterosexual marriage.Gigi Chao, 33, said she thought the HKD500 million (£39.8 million) offer was “quite entertaining”. She told […]
Men Everywhere Are Trying To Marry Gigi Chao And Win $65 Million
Lifestyle

Hong Kong Billionaire Offers $65 Million To Any Man Who Can Woo His Gay Daughter

[credit provider=”HerryLawford via Flicker ” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/herry/114351029/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] One of Hong Kong’s wealthiest men has placed a “marriage bounty” on his lesbian daughter’s head, offering nearly £40 million to the man who successfully woos her.Property magnate Cecil Chao Sze-tsung announced the HK$500 million reward this week after reports that his 33-year-old daughter […]
Hong Kong Billionaire Offers $65 Million To Any Man Who Can Woo His Gay Daughter
Markets

Meet The Wives Of Wall Street

[credit provider=”Nick Harvey/ Getty Images” url=”http://www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/louis-bacon-and-gabrielle-bacon-attend-the-serpentine-news-photo/133349846″] We feel like we know Louis Bacon, Steve Schwarzman and Jamie Dimon to a certain extent because we read about them in the news all the time.But we really don’t know much about their wives at all, and that feels a little odd.
Meet The Wives Of Wall Street
Markets

Broke And Single: Here’s Why It Pays To Be Married

[credit provider=”Flickr/Brett Jordan” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/x1brett/3171946216/”] Being single is the new normal. Today, only 51 per cent of adults in America are married and nearly 30 per cent of all households are solo – the highest level in the nation’s history. The percentage of Americans living alone has doubled since 1960. For the […]
Broke And Single: Here’s Why It Pays To Be Married
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More Married Couples Are Signing ‘Postnups’ After They Tie The Knot

[credit provider=”ginsnob/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/ginsnob/3715821746/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] The number of couples seeking postnuptial agreements during their marriage has increased over the past three years, according to a survey by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. The poll found that 51 per cent of divorce attorneys questioned had noticed more couples signing the agreements, which function as […]
More Married Couples Are Signing ‘Postnups’ After They Tie The Knot
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Getting Married May Be The Smartest Money Move You Ever Make

[credit provider=”Flickr /roger4336″ url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5902084493/in/photostream/”] Being single is the new normal. Today, only 51 per cent of adults in America are married and nearly 30 per cent of all households are solo – the highest level in the nation’s history.The percentage of Americans living alone has doubled since 1960. 
Getting Married May Be The Smartest Money Move You Ever Make
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Getting ‘Cold Feet’ Is A Sign Of Trouble Ahead

[credit provider=”flickr/j_bouzas” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/j_bouzas/6065558730/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Two-thirds of people about to wed end up having second thoughts about the decision, a new study in the Journal of Family Psychology found.The problem? The study found that people who have these kinds of doubts are more likely to get divorced. Maybe more of us should […]
Getting ‘Cold Feet’ Is A Sign Of Trouble Ahead
Markets

The Wrong Priorities Could Doom Your Marriage To Failure

[credit provider=”Flickr / paulinaclemente” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/paulinaclemente/5811147496/in/photostream/”] “You need to keep your skills fresh,” said a commenter in a recent post about the finances of parenting, referring to the concept of a mother staying at home with the kids. “In case of death or divorce.”I didn’t argue, but I shook my head and […]
The Wrong Priorities Could Doom Your Marriage To Failure
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Russian Businessman Fakes Death Before Proposing To Girlfriend

Before a wealthy Russian businessman popped the question to his girlfriend, he decided he wanted to test her love, and make a point in the process. So 30-year-old Alexey Bykov hired a stuntman, make-up artist, screenwriter, and a director to stage his death, reports Life News. 
Russian Businessman Fakes Death Before Proposing To Girlfriend
Strategy

TRUE CONFESSIONS: I’m Getting In The Way Of My Wife’s Career

[credit provider=”twitter.com” url=”https://twitter.com/simonperks”] My wife is a successful research fellow. She is a world class researcher and has a strong publication record. She is a talented lecturer and is respected by her students. She collaborates with academic and industrial partners and is invited regularly to speak at conferences around the […]
TRUE CONFESSIONS: I’m Getting In The Way Of My Wife’s Career
Markets

6 Ways To Get The Wedding Venue You Want For Less

[credit provider=”Wedding Photography by Jon Day/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/wedding-photography-by-jonathan-day/3533748332/sizes/m/”] The wedding venue can eat up a big slice of your wedding budget, so you might want to figure out ways to shrink that bill. The “venue,” if you’re unsure, is basically where you hold your ceremony and reception. Here are some savvy ideas for […]
6 Ways To Get The Wedding Venue You Want For Less
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How Forgiveness Can Kill Your Relationship

[credit provider=”Flickr / Instant Vantage” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/instantvantage/6272420159/in/photostream/”] While many relationship counselors (or friends that think they are relationship counselors) will say the best way to get over a couple clash is to “forgive and forget,” a new study of married couples indicates that when it comes to serious problems, sometimes you […]
How Forgiveness Can Kill Your Relationship
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Kristen Stewart Issues Public Apology To Robert Pattinson For Cheating

[credit provider=”Getty”] Kristen Stewart, 22, has issued an apology following an Us Weekly report that she cheated on Robert Pattinson, her “Twilight” franchise co-star and boyfriend of three years.The mag reports that Stewart cheated with her 41-year-old, married “Snow White and The Hunstman” director, Rupert Sanders.
Kristen Stewart Issues Public Apology To Robert Pattinson For Cheating
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Kim Jong-un Is Now A Married Man!

North Korean TV just announced the marriage of supreme leader Kim Jong-un, according to Voice Of America’s Steve Herman.The woman has been named as “comrade Ri Sol Ju.”
Kim Jong-un Is Now A Married Man!
Markets

This Wedding Wagon Will Get You Hitched In 15 Minutes For $99

[credit provider=”Las Vegas Wedding Wagon” url=”http://www.lasvegasweddingwagon.com/index.php”] The average American wedding now costs a whopping $27,000, so it’s no surprise people are resorting to guerrilla weddings and other cheap alternatives to avoid plummeting into debt.A pair of Las Vegas entrepreneurs are taking advantage of this trend by offering a fun and […]
This Wedding Wagon Will Get You Hitched In 15 Minutes For $99
Lifestyle

30 Things You Didn’t Know About Marriage And Love

[credit provider=”mbtrama/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/mbtrama/4925770432/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Having a tough time finding love? Is your marriage dull? You could be sabotaging your relationship and not even know it.Here are 30 things you probably don’t know about your relationship or marriage — or you knew, but needed scientific proof to back up your theories.
30 Things You Didn’t Know About Marriage And Love
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The Gap Between Single And Married Voters Could Swing The Election

[credit provider=”Getty”] Quinnipiac’s new poll touches on a demographic divide that is often looked over in favour of the “gender wars” in the 2012 election: the “marriage gap.” Quinnipiac attributes President Barack Obama‘s 46-43 lead over Mitt Romney in its new poll directly to that gap. In the poll, married voters favour Romney by […]
The Gap Between Single And Married Voters Could Swing The Election
Lifestyle

What Should You Look For In A Marriage Partner?

[credit provider=”Dmitriy Shironosov on www.shutterstock.com” url=”http://www.shutterstock.com/pic-103052063/stock-photo-a-young-happy-woman-and-her-boyfriend-looking-at-one-another-in-restaurant.html?src=05ce12785946a4cfe35b791877df22d6-1-43″] How do you know who to marry?Should you just trust your feelings or pick the person who “looks good on paper”? Luckily, science has answers for us:
What Should You Look For In A Marriage Partner?
Markets

A Financial Checklist For Same Sex Couples

[credit provider=”sciondriver/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/minidriver/4839554928/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Same-sex couples face a dizzying patchwork of laws and regulations that vary from state to state. These can affect your finances in different ways and create lots of paperwork. Here’s a simple checklist to review:
A Financial Checklist For Same Sex Couples
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STUDY: A Good Marriage Is Based On Delusion

[credit provider=”B Tal/Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/b-tal/163450213/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Marriage isn’t all fun and games. In the past I’ve posted about marriage making you poorer, killing sex drive, and making you fat. So if you’re gonna do it, do it right. But how do you know who to marry? Should you just trust your feelings […]
STUDY: A Good Marriage Is Based On Delusion
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Here’s How Much A Divorce Will Really Set You Back

[credit provider=”flickr/proimos” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/proimos/5985249188/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Divorce is not only an emotionally trying experience, but it can be a financially devastating one, as well.According to the web site Maritalstatus.com, the average cost of a divorce in the United States now runs about $20,000.
Here’s How Much A Divorce Will Really Set You Back
Markets

How I Pulled Off A 100-Person Wedding For Only $4,000

[credit provider=”Learnvest”] When my husband and I got engaged back in 2010, I felt simultaneously thrilled … and like I needed to brace myself for an oncoming wave, whose only purpose was to sweep over me and pull all of my money out to sea.The engagement wasn’t a surprise—being mature, […]
How I Pulled Off A 100-Person Wedding For Only $4,000
Markets

Here’s How To Decide Who Should Manage The Money In Your Relationship

[credit provider=”Flickr / Instant Vantage” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/instantvantage/6272420159/in/photostream/”] If you’re in a relationship—or have ever been in a relationship—you know that managing money as a twosome can be tricky.We get questions every day about … how should we divide it? Who should pay for what? So when rather controversial research came out […]
Here’s How To Decide Who Should Manage The Money In Your Relationship
Markets

Married Couples Are Going Toe-To-Toe Because Of These Money Blunders

[credit provider=”flickr/sadjina” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/sadjina/4099877085/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] With a wedding coming up, you’d think Jay Buerck would be obsessing about the usual details: Writing vows, choosing appetizers, or figuring out seating charts to accommodate challenging relatives.But what worries the 29-year-old St. Louis marketing professional isn’t any of those things: It’s money.
Married Couples Are Going Toe-To-Toe Because Of These Money Blunders
Markets

How Much Wedding Will $20,000 Buy?

[credit provider=”flickr/skylerbug” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/skylerbug/338095285/sizes/o/in/photostream/”] When Heather Colburn and Greg Neil began planning their wedding, they had two goals: spend no more than $20,000, and invite 270 of their closest friends and relatives.They accomplished both on May 26 with careful and creative planning. “We chose what was important to us and cut […]
How Much Wedding Will $20,000 Buy?
Markets

Here’s What Everyone Should Do To Protect Their Money In A Divorce

[credit provider=”Flickr / Instant Vantage” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/instantvantage/6272420159/in/photostream/”] Some things just aren’t built to last, including a marriage. But when couples decide to part ways, the last thing they want to leave behind is a “War of the Roses” crime scene and all their hard-earned money. We tapped AARP money expert Lynette Khalfani-Cox […]
Here’s What Everyone Should Do To Protect Their Money In A Divorce
News

Psychologists Make A Really Good Case For Getting Married

[credit provider=”Flickr / winterswan” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/winterswan/3751840268/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] A study shows that people who get married end up living happier lives than people who don’t end up tying the knot.A long-term national survey of 1,366 British citizens was used, and those individuals were studied based on their happiness. Each respondent started the study […]
Psychologists Make A Really Good Case For Getting Married
Markets

This Determines How Much A Man Will Pay To Put A Ring On It

[credit provider=”Flickr / JoePhilipson” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jphilipson/2474302374/in/photostream/”] The more money a guy makes and the younger the bride, the more he spends on an engagement ring.And, no, most guys don’t spend three months of salary on it.
This Determines How Much A Man Will Pay To Put A Ring On It
Markets

This Dutch Entrepreneur Found A Clever Way To Solve Divorces In One Weekend

[credit provider=”Divorce Hotel” url=”http://www.divorcehotel.com/en/team.htm”] The typical divorce might be associated with attorneys fees and endless bickering, but a Dutch entrepreneur has found a way to challenge convention. At Jim Halfens’ Divorce Hotel, couples check in on Friday miserably married and check out on Sunday happily divorced, with the help of on-site […]
This Dutch Entrepreneur Found A Clever Way To Solve Divorces In One Weekend
Markets

Half Of Divorced Couples Blame Financial Infidelity For Uprooting Their Marriage

[credit provider=”flickr/celynek” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/celynek/4899045553/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Nearly half of divorced or separated U.S. adults say they regret not discussing their personal finances before taking their vows, according to a new survey by Couponcabin.com.40-five per cent of divorced or separated couples said that they discovered financial secrets about their spouse, compared to only 16% of couples […]
Half Of Divorced Couples Blame Financial Infidelity For Uprooting Their Marriage
Markets

BRACE YOURSELF: This Is What It Really Costs To Get Married Today

[credit provider=”Photo: Courtesy of Michael Pruser”] For the first time since the recession took hold in 2008, wedding budgets have surged.Couples spend an average of $27,000 to tie the knot, with one in five dropping more than $30,000, according to a report by TheKnot.com. That’s not even including the honeymoon. 
BRACE YOURSELF: This Is What It Really Costs To Get Married Today
Markets

Why You’d Be Better Off Marrying Mary Ann Than Ginger

[credit provider=”Youtube”] This excerpt of “Worth It… Not Worth It?” was reprinted with permission from Business Plus/Grand Central Publishing.I’m not going to cover the nonfinancial aspects of divorce here, and I’m not suggesting that you should ride out a failed marriage for economic reasons.
Why You’d Be Better Off Marrying Mary Ann Than Ginger
Markets

8 Financial Signs Your Relationship’s Headed For Splitsville

[credit provider=”Flickr / open-arms” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/openarms/5286964935/in/photostream/”] Love is blind—and never more than when it comes to our money.But how do you keep from choosing a dubious financial partner while falling head over heels? It isn’t easy, as any of us who’ve loved and wound up in the red can tell you.
8 Financial Signs Your Relationship’s Headed For Splitsville
Markets

How A $45 Share Of Quaker Oats Turned My Life Around

[credit provider=”en.wikipedia.org” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Quaker_Oats_advertisement_1905.jpg”] For most of my life, I’ve felt like I would never have enough money.Growing up, there wasn’t enough, and my childhood was chaotic: I was born in Anchorage, Alaska in the 1970s, and my dad worked on the oil pipeline that was being built, so he was […]
How A $45 Share Of Quaker Oats Turned My Life Around
Tech

Pandora Helps College Grad Propose To Girlfriend Of 6 Years

[credit provider=”Gotaylored” url=”http://gotaylored.tumblr.com/post/23086316753/making-the-love-happen-on-pandora”] Kyle and Maggie dated for six years before Kyle mustered up the courage to ask for her hand in marriage.He worked with Pandora for five months to make it a very special moment (via Gizmodo).
Pandora Helps College Grad Propose To Girlfriend Of 6 Years
Lifestyle

Here’s The Profile Of A ‘Typical Cheating mum’ According To Adultery Site Ashley Madison

[credit provider=”shleymadison.com” url=”http://www.ashleymadison.com/”] In anticipation of Mother’s Day, notorious adultery dating website Ashley Madison released information about its current mother members, who make up 69 per cent of the site’s total users.   Here’s the picture of a typical cheating mum based on a survey of 2,865 unfaithful mothers: 
Here’s The Profile Of A ‘Typical Cheating mum’ According To Adultery Site Ashley Madison
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A Short, Simple Guide To Changing Your Name After Marriage

[credit provider=”Flickr / Jerry Bunkers” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/6976099786/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Once you know — in a formal sense — how to change your name after marriage, it can be difficult to keep up with all the extra steps: who to tell, which documents to change, which groups you need to notify. To make things easier, […]
A Short, Simple Guide To Changing Your Name After Marriage
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Reese Witherspoon’s Dad Is Being Sued For Bigamy

[credit provider=”Wikipedia” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Reese_Witherspoon_2005.jpg”] This has got to be a strange week for Reese Witherspoon. On Tuesday, her mother Mary Elizabeth “Betty” Witherspoon filed a lawsuit against her father John Witherspoon in Tennessee accusing him of bigamy. 
Reese Witherspoon’s Dad Is Being Sued For Bigamy
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