Marriages and Divorces



  • *Cameron's last visit to Scotland before vote. ABERDEEN/ LONDON, Sept 15- British Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to appeal to Scots' emotions on his last visit to Scotland before this week's historic referendum by warning them on Monday that a vote to leave the United Kingdom would be irreversible.

  • Scottish independence could mean messy divorce Sunday, 14 Sep 2014 | 4:45 AM ET

    The British and Scottish administrations have agreed that they will recognize the outcome of the referendum and appoint negotiators to work out the details of separation "in the best interests of the people of Scotland and of the rest of the United Kingdom."

  • NEW YORK, Sept 9- Monica Kipiniak doesn't think of herself as a statistic. The 46- year-old attorney from Brooklyn, New York is indeed part of a societal trend: Single women by choice having kids past the age of 40..

  • Billionaire divorce battle     Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 | 4:57 PM ET

    Citadel's Ken Griffin and wife Anne are divorcing. CNBC's Robert Frank says Anne Griffin is challenging the prenup and it could set a new legal precedent.

  • HONG KONG, Sept 1- Your child throws a tantrum and smashes something? Premiums in China are less than $278 billion a year, way below the $1.3 trillion paid in the United States and below even the UK's $330 billion, according to Munich Re and Swiss Re data.

  • ANALYSIS-Draghi dials R for Reform. Line is busy Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 5:39 AM ET

    FRANKFURT, Aug 29- Two years ago, euro zone government leaders hung on Mario Draghi's every word. Now the European Central Bank chief is struggling to get through to them. "The essential cohesion of the Union depends on it," Draghi said in July, repeating the plea on Aug. 7.

  • Harold Hamm is divorcing his wife of 26 years, and it could turn out to be the priciest divorce ever. CNBC's Robert Frank has the details.

  • Most expensive divorce ever?     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 1:32 PM ET
    Harold Hamm and his wife Sue Ann Hamm, in April, 2012

    CNBC's Robert Frank provides insight to Harold Hamm's divorce, and breaks down active versus passive assets in a marriage.

  • OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug 15- More than $17 billion of Oklahoma oilman Harold Hamm's fortune could be subject to division with his estranged wife, according to an economic analysis presented in their divorce trial, defining the stakes in one of the biggest battles ever over a marital estate.

  • Billionaire divorces     Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 2:45 PM ET

    Citadel CEO Ken Griffin has filed for divorce from his wife of 10 years. CNBC's Robert Frank has the details of the divorce, as well as a statistic on whether billionaires are more prone to divorce.

  • BOSTON, July 24- Billionaire investor Kenneth Griffin, who oversees $20 billion at hedge fund Citadel LLC, filed for divorce from his wife citing "irreconcilable differences," according to court filings seen by Reuters on Thursday.

  • NEW YORK, July 2- The couples interviewed in the new documentary "112 Weddings," which premiered on HBO in late June, don't talk openly about money. "It's the thing that people are least eager to talk about," says documentary filmmaker Doug Block, who has freelanced for the past 20 years as a wedding videographer.

  • Match.com offers $50,000 scholarship     Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 12:39 PM ET

    Sam Yagan, Match, Inc. CEO and OkCupid co-founder, oversees IAC's global online dating portfolio. Yagan discusses Match's 20th anniversary, and its new $50,000 scholarship to kids of parents who met on Match.

  • Making money in online dating     Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 12:27 PM ET

    Sam Yagan, Match, Inc. CEO and OkCupid co-founder, oversees IAC's global online dating portfolio. Yagan shares his outlook for the online dating industry, and what Tinder is worth.

  • Investor Tepper considers divorce: Report     Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 11:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports billionaire hedge fund manager David Tepper and his wife Marlene are considering getting a divorce.

  • May 28- By December, Holly Ellis and Brendan Spiegel had nailed down most of the details of their upcoming July wedding by signing a contract that would take care of just about everything- from food to flowers to music.

  • NEW YORK, May 7- Young marriage is lovely, but it has always carried its own challenges of adjustment and maturation. But newlyweds of the millennial generation face another layer of stress: an unprecedented amount of student debt, and in particular, unequal loads of it.

  • YOUR MONEY-Family unity doesn't extend to Apple IDs Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | 10:06 AM ET

    CHICAGO, May 7- You succumb and buy your kids "Let it Go" on iTunes to play over and over on your phone- but are you thinking about what happens when they get their own devices? "It's a pain," says Carmen Rivera, a publisher's assistant at Chicago Magazine, who is trying to figure out how to share her digital content with her 18- year-old son, Neiko.

  • *Parliamentary speaker says election will be on June 3. BEIRUT, April 21- Syria set a presidential election for June 3 on Monday, preparing the ground for leader Bashar al-Assad to defy widespread opposition and extend his grip on power days after he said the war was turning in his favour.