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The typical American family looks nothing like it did in the 1960s, and it’s largely because of how differently millennials are doing things

The traditional nuclear-family structure no longer exists, reported Ellen Byron for The Wall Street Journal. It’s been replaced with varying family arrangements for a variety of reasons, she wrote. It’s largely because millennials are doing things differently than their parents: They’re getting married later, or not at all, and contributing […]
The typical American family looks nothing like it did in the 1960s, and it’s largely because of how differently millennials are doing things
Lifestyle

Wealthy millennials are more likely to be married than the rest of their generation — and it shows how critical a role money plays in traditional life milestones

Millennial millionaires are nearly three times as likely to own homes and nearly twice as likely to be married as typical millennials, according to a new report by Coldwell Banker. This disparity highlights money’s critical role in achieving today’s milestones. In a time when housing and wedding costs are sky-high, […]
Wealthy millennials are more likely to be married than the rest of their generation — and it shows how critical a role money plays in traditional life milestones
Lifestyle

12 gorgeous fall wedding venues that will win your heart

Fall is the most popular time of year to tie the knot –three out of five of the most popular wedding dates in 2019 fell in October. According to a recent report by The Knot and WeddingWire, October 19 is the most popular wedding day of the year, with nearly […]
12 gorgeous fall wedding venues that will win your heart
Markets

There’s been a 62% spike in people getting prenups, and experts say it’s being driven by millennials

Millennials are increasingly interested in signing prenuptial agreements before getting married, research says. Later marriages, less “concrete” assets, and the equalization of the workforce have all been cited as reasons for the spike in prenuptial agreements among millennial couples. Here are the biggest reasons why more millennials are interested in […]
There’s been a 62% spike in people getting prenups, and experts say it’s being driven by millennials
Lifestyle

My fiancé said he has no interest in wedding planning, but he’s obsessed with the budget. How can I get him more interested since money influences every decision I’ll have to make?

Your husband-to-be likely has zero understanding of what wedding planning really entails. An online resource that lists the various aspects of wedding planning, plus the order in which they should be completed, can work wonders. Have your fiancé skim over the to-do list. Chances are he’ll realise there are at […]
My fiancé said he has no interest in wedding planning, but he’s obsessed with the budget. How can I get him more interested since money influences every decision I’ll have to make?
Lifestyle

Divorce rates increase at the end of the summer. Here are 6 reasons why.

Divorce rates consistently peak in August, and Business Insider spoke with several experts to find out why. Couples think summer will help them rekindle their relationship, but the extra bonding time only emphasises marital problems. The end of summer is also perfect timing for a divorce because most family vacations […]
Divorce rates increase at the end of the summer. Here are 6 reasons why.
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Source: Jeffrey Epstein ordered 3 couples in his entourage to get married

An anonymous woman has sued the estate of Jeffrey Epstein, alleging that Epstein forced her into a fraudulent marriage in order to keep a foreign girlfriend in the country. Business Insider has identified at least one other, previously unreported, marriage between two women in Epstein’s entourage. One is a US […]
Source: Jeffrey Epstein ordered 3 couples in his entourage to get married
Strategy

The 9 biggest money-related reasons people get married

Financial stability is a major factor in Americans’ decision to get married. We asked experts to weigh in on the biggest financial advantages of tying the knot. They said marriage comes with a number of monetary benefits, including potentially lower tax rates and better insurance options. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
The 9 biggest money-related reasons people get married
Markets

9 signs your spouse is spending more money than you think

Money is a common source of conflict in relationships, especially when one person spends more money than the other thinks. We asked relationship and personal finance experts for signs your spouse is secretly spending more money than you think. Red flags include frequent shopping trips, a decreasing credit score, and […]
9 signs your spouse is spending more money than you think
Strategy

6 things wealthy people do to protect their money when they get married

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes reportedly married her fiancé, hotel heir Billy Evans. Their wedding fuelled speculation about what will happen to the couple’s finances. We asked experts how wealthy people can protect their finances after they get married. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Elizabeth Holmes, the disgraced founder […]
6 things wealthy people do to protect their money when they get married
Strategy

Gwyneth Paltrow and her husband are ‘living apart together.’ Here’s why more people are pursuing that kind of relationship.

Gwyneth Paltrow and husband Brad Falchuk don’t live together, Paltrow told the Sunday Times. The relationship trend (“living apart together”) is more common among older and highly educated couples. Paltrow said the distance helps keep the spark alive in her relationship, and some experts agree. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for […]
Gwyneth Paltrow and her husband are ‘living apart together.’ Here’s why more people are pursuing that kind of relationship.
Strategy

Why are millennials abandoning divorce? Sex, money, and their parents

Millennials are driving a declining divorce rate, reported Hannah Smothers for Cosmopolitan. Often children of divorce themselves, many millennials fear breakups – so they’re taking more time to find the right partner and get their financial act together first. More millennials are also signing prenups as part of their attempt […]
Why are millennials abandoning divorce? Sex, money, and their parents
Lifestyle

18 of the most annoying requests wedding guests have made

Redditt users shared the most annoying wedding guest requests that invitees have made. One of the chief annoyances? Guests giving themselves plus ones, when they weren’t granted a guest. Other outlandish requests include requesting 10 plus ones and asking for a receipt for an RSVP. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more. […]
18 of the most annoying requests wedding guests have made
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Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are tying the knot for a second time — and they’re just one of many younger couples dropping serious cash on multiple wedding ceremonies and breaking marriage traditions

Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are having a second wedding in South Carolina,Vulture reports. More couples are having multiple wedding ceremonies, reported Jessica Schiffer for The New York Times. These ceremonies cost $US50,000 on average but can exceed $US100,000, according to Schiffer. Multiple wedding ceremonies are one way couples today […]
Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin are tying the knot for a second time — and they’re just one of many younger couples dropping serious cash on multiple wedding ceremonies and breaking marriage traditions
Lifestyle

22 commoners who married into royalty

Royals around the world have fallen in love with commoners. Mary Elizabeth Donaldson, who’s now the crown princess of Denmark, met her prince at a bar. Meghan Markle is a real-life American fairytale. Former Japanese Emperor Akihito was the first emperor to marry a non-royal. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more […]
22 commoners who married into royalty
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24 shocking celebrity weddings no one saw coming

Some celebrity couples share plenty of details about the wedding before the big day and after tying the knot. But others keep the information about their nuptials under wraps. In some cases, fans weren’t even aware that two stars were engaged prior to their unexpected weddings. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for […]
24 shocking celebrity weddings no one saw coming
Lifestyle

5 science-backed secrets to a successful marriage

Studies have shown that the happiest couples have sex once a week. How couples start tough conversations can determine the success of their relationships. Enthusiastically supporting each other is key to a happy marriage. Couples who share the same drinking habits are more satisfied in their relationships. Visit BusinessInsider.com for […]
5 science-backed secrets to a successful marriage
Lifestyle

32 inspiring photos of same-sex weddings around the world

Same-sex marriage has been legal in some countries since the early 2000s. The Netherlands was the first country to legalise gay marriage in 2000. Most recently, a couple married in Costa Rica, becoming the first to do so in Central America. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. While same-sex marriage […]
32 inspiring photos of same-sex weddings around the world
Lifestyle

13 people reveal the sweetest thing their husbands have done for them

The internet is full of romantic stories of love and thoughtfulness. Here are a few of the sweetest things husbands have ever done, according to Reddit. They range from simple to over-the-top. Romance shouldn’t stop at the altar. Sometimes it’s the big romantic gestures that keep the spark alive in […]
13 people reveal the sweetest thing their husbands have done for them
Lifestyle

9 reasons why eloping is better than having a wedding

Elopements are on the rise in the US, as more and more people are opting out of the traditional wedding. Janessa White of Simply Eloped tells INSIDER that is for good reason. Elopements are significantly cheaper and allow people to focus on their honeymoon. Also, these ceremonies are more intimate […]
9 reasons why eloping is better than having a wedding
Tech

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes has reportedly gotten married in a secret wedding — here’s what we know about her hotel-heir husband, William ‘Billy’ Evans

Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of the infamous blood-testing startup Theranos, has reportedly gotten married. Her husband is William “Billy” Evans, a 27-year-old heir to a hospitality property management company in California. Holmes and her ex-boyfriend, former Theranos president Sunny Balwani, are awaiting trial on federal charges of fraud, and she […]
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes has reportedly gotten married in a secret wedding — here’s what we know about her hotel-heir husband, William ‘Billy’ Evans
Lifestyle

Here’s how much the average wedding costs in every state

With a $US200 billion wedding industry, thousands of couples in every state get married each year – and it’s not cheap. With the help of INSIDER Data, we found out the average price of a wedding in every state. For instance, the average Connecticut wedding has a $US35,702 price tag. […]
Here’s how much the average wedding costs in every state
Strategy

Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian has taken out billboards for wife Serena Williams, but he says a simple Sunday morning ritual means more to their relationship

Serena Williams‘ husband, Alexis Ohanian, makes pancakes for their family every Sunday morning. It’s one way for him to “show up” in the relationship, he writes for Glamour magazine. Ohanian says this simple tradition is even more meaningful than any of his more extravagant gestures, like taking out billboards for […]
Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian has taken out billboards for wife Serena Williams, but he says a simple Sunday morning ritual means more to their relationship
Lifestyle

12 traits that ‘perfectly happy’ couples have in common, according to a new study

eHarmony helped conduct “The Happiness Index” which surveyed over 2,000 people in relationships to find out what made them happy. The study found that partners who describe their relationships as “perfectly happy” have similar personalities,political views, and educational backgrounds. These couples also have frequent sex, open communication, and equal power […]
12 traits that ‘perfectly happy’ couples have in common, according to a new study
Markets

6 things you never knew you could put in a prenup, from sex toys to frozen eggs

Prenups, short for prenuptial agreements, are losing their bad reputation and becoming more popular. They help set expectations in the event of a divorce, often including financial clauses involving real estate property, debt, investments, and other assets. But you can also include some surprising things in a prenup: outsourced work, […]
6 things you never knew you could put in a prenup, from sex toys to frozen eggs
Lifestyle

This chart shows the exact age when you’re most likely to get married

The average marriage age for Americans has increased over time, according to US Census Bureau data. In 1962, 90% of 30-year-olds had been married at least once. By 2019, only 51% of 30-year-olds had been married. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Valentine’s Day is coming up, and couples […]
This chart shows the exact age when you’re most likely to get married
Lifestyle

The most surprising divorce law in 21 US states

Divorce laws vary in every state. In some states, like Utah, separating from your spouse can be a quick affair. In others, like California, divorce can be drawn out for months. In Texas, many courts in the state won’t finalise a divorce while a wife is pregnant. Divorce is a […]
The most surprising divorce law in 21 US states
Lifestyle

The 24 best resorts and hotels for destination weddings around the world

Online travel agency Five Star Alliance has compiled a list of the best luxury resorts and hotels for destination weddings in the world. These destinations offer the type of unbeatable views, lush surroundings, and unique venues that traditional settings often can’t. The resorts and hotels also have five-star accommodations and […]
The 24 best resorts and hotels for destination weddings around the world
Lifestyle

Here’s the town in every state with the most single people

Using data from the US Census Bureau, we found the town in every state with the highest share of residents who have never been married. Many of the towns are home to major colleges or universities. The American Community Survey is an annual survey run by the Census Bureau to […]
Here’s the town in every state with the most single people
Lifestyle

The top 25 states with the highest divorce rates, ranked

In 2019, divorce isn’t all that uncommon – but the trend is steadily decreasing. Last year, a University of Maryland professor found that the US divorce rate dropped 18% from 2008 to 2016. We wanted to see how divorce rates varied in every state, and found the number of divorces […]
The top 25 states with the highest divorce rates, ranked
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4 reasons you may not want to sign a prenup

A prenup helps manage expectations of what happens during and after a divorce. While prenups have their benefits and are worth considering, they’re not for everyone. You shouldn’t get a prenup if you can’t afford it, want state laws to dictate what happens, don’t plan to acquire more assets, or […]
4 reasons you may not want to sign a prenup
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There are 2 types of contracts married couples can sign to protect their money — here’s what it means if divorcing billionaires Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos never signed one

AmazonCEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie Bezos, have said they will divorce. On Thursday, TMZ reported that the couple did not have a prenup, citing “sources with direct knowledge” of the situation. A prenuptial agreement covers financial issues and the future of assets in the event of a divorce. […]
There are 2 types of contracts married couples can sign to protect their money — here’s what it means if divorcing billionaires Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos never signed one
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11 ways marriage can change when you have a baby, according to mums

Becoming a parent is, for many couples, one of the many seasons of marriage. Having a child or a bunch of children will, inevitably, change the dynamic of your relationship with your partner in a myriad of ways. Having kids forces you and your partner to make your marriage a […]
11 ways marriage can change when you have a baby, according to mums
Strategy

A university professor who taught a course on ‘adulting’ says millennials don’t consider themselves adults until a milestone they’re delaying longer than ever

An English professor at Georgia Tech taught a course on “adulting,” and found most of her students didn’t consider themselves adults. Many of her students said that adulthood starts when you had kids of your own. Recent research has shown young people are putting off traditional milestones like marriage, having […]
A university professor who taught a course on ‘adulting’ says millennials don’t consider themselves adults until a milestone they’re delaying longer than ever
Strategy

Online dating has had a side effect no one saw coming

Dating apps haven’t ruined happy marriages or our ability to commit, according to The Atlantic. But experts say online dating has a perhaps unexpected side effect: It may make it easier to leave an unfulfilling relationship. Instead of deliberately going to a bar and looking for someone else, you can […]
Online dating has had a side effect no one saw coming
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25 shocking celebrity weddings no one saw coming

Some celebrity couples share plenty of details about the wedding before the big day and after tying the knot. But others keep the information about their nuptials under wraps. In some cases, fans weren’t even aware that two stars were engaged prior to their unexpected weddings. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for […]
25 shocking celebrity weddings no one saw coming
Lifestyle

7 things I’ve completely changed my mind about over the past 10 years

As your life changes and progresses, your priorities and responsibilities can shift significantly. Here, author Jennifer Still details seven things she’s completely changed her mind about over the past decade. It makes sense that as we grow older and experience more of life, our thoughts and feelings about certain things […]
7 things I’ve completely changed my mind about over the past 10 years
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Experts reveal 7 things you should never serve at a wedding

Insider spoke to chefs and wedding planners about some dishes they think people should avoid serving at a wedding. You might want to avoid serving any garlic-heavy dish, as some may not want to deal with bad breath. If you have a large guest list, you may want to avoid […]
Experts reveal 7 things you should never serve at a wedding
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10 questions you should ask someone before marrying them

Before marrying someone, there are some topics you might want to discuss. Some important questions to ask your partner are in regards to how much debt they have and whether or not they want to have children. It can also be wise to ask about your partner’s previous encounters with […]
10 questions you should ask someone before marrying them
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12 horror stories of people getting cold feet before their weddings

Many people get cold feet before their weddings. Some people go through with it, some don’t. These people told their stories of getting cold feet and either calling it off or going through with the wedding. It’s normal to feel very nervous or even anxious before you walk down the […]
12 horror stories of people getting cold feet before their weddings
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11 things that I wish someone told me before I planned my wedding

Your wedding day is supposed to be one of the best days of your life. But the wedding planning itself? Not so much. For a detail-obsessed person like me, the planning may more closely resemble hell than heaven, especially if you’re on a modest budget. Because, when you have money […]
11 things that I wish someone told me before I planned my wedding
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15 people share the biggest regret of their wedding day

Your wedding is often said to be one of the biggest and most important days of your life. There are months, sometimes years, of planning required to ensure that everything goes perfectly, and it’s easy to get caught up in all of the details and the options out there. At […]
15 people share the biggest regret of their wedding day
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8 myths about prenups you should stop believing

When you’re planning a wedding to the love of your life – especially if you’re a romantic – a prenuptial agreement is probably not your highest priority. But maybe it should be. “A lot of issues come up in the course of a marriage,” Leslie J. Wilsher, an attorney who […]
8 myths about prenups you should stop believing
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