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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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. […]
How much does a prenup cost? Typically, prenups cost around $US2,500, but can cost more if you spend a while haggling out various issues. The cost of a prenup depends on where you live, what you’re protecting, who your attorney is, and how long the negotiations take. Contrary to popular […]
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 […]
Prenups are becoming more common among millennials – should you be signing one too? Prenups are worth considering for various reasons, especially if one partner has more assets than the other, one or both partners have investments, or if you plan to have a family. Signing a prenup requires thought […]
Prenups are shedding their stigma and becoming increasingly popular among Americans, especially millennials. Prenups set expectations for a division of assets and finances in the event of divorce. They may not be romantic to bring up, but most couples will benefit from having one. Two main factors are driving an […]
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry reportedly will not sign a prenuptial agreement before their May 2018 wedding. This is standard practice in the royal family. Prenups are relatively new – and still unpopular – in the UK. For royal couples, the decision might make sense because property is inherited and […]
“We would like to give you $700,000 to help you to buy a house, but we want you to sign an agreement to make sure that if something happens to you and [insert name of partner] the money stays with you.” Thanks to the unprecedented levels of wealth accumulated by […]
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