• Divorce & Dollars     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 2:44 PM ET

    One million divorces occur in the U.S. each year, which means 2 million divorced people are added to the divorced pool annually. It's a huge population of people in need of many services -- lawyers, therapists, financial advisors, movers and childcare. Businesses are now beginning to think about marketing such services directly to this large but underserved segment of the population.

  • Divorce: Breaking Up Assets     Monday, 2 Jul 2012 | 1:55 PM ET

    Half of marriages end in divorce, and as many as 67 percent of second marriages, and 74 percent of third marriages also fail, reports CNBC's Brian Shactman.

  • Living With Risk Monday, 10 Oct 2011 | 9:56 AM ET

    Scientists have discovered neural pathways that seem to correlate with the kinds of people who deal well with financial risk, but even the very definition of risk gets pulled apart by experts.

  • Stressed and Depressed, South Koreans Avoid Therapy Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 3:06 AM ET

    It can sometimes feel as if  South Korea , overworked, overstressed and ever anxious, is on the verge of a national nervous breakdown.

  • People Wire Story Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET