Marriages and Divorces


  • Supreme Court Considers Prop 8  Tuesday, 26 Mar 2013 | 10:38 AM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood has the latest details from the Supreme Court on the battle over gay marriage.

  • High Court Takes Up Gay Marriage  Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 7:33 PM ET

    The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week in regards to whether same-sex couples have the right to marry. Former DNC Chairman Howard Dean; Kellyanne Conway, The Polling Company; and CNBC contributors Keith Boykin and Jim Pethokoukis.

  • Corporate America Has Already Voted on Gay Marriage Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 4:49 PM ET

    The Supreme Court is about to consider gay marriage, but major US corporations have, in their own way, already decided it's OK.

  • Executive Divorces & Your Money  Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 2:41 PM ET

    When does a divorce become a shareholder's problem? CNBC's Robert Frank has the story.

  • Billionaire Divorce Fallout  Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 1:44 PM ET

    Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm is locked in a contentious divorce that could lead to a record-shattering multi-billion dollar settlement. CNBC's Robert Frank and Joshua Schneyer, Reuters, offer insight.

  • Splitsville: Will Messy Hamm Divorce Threaten Biz?  Friday, 22 Mar 2013 | 8:34 AM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports billionaire Harold Hamm's divorce could take the top spot as the most expensive divorce on record.

  • Not-So-Iron-Clad Prenups  Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 | 1:51 PM ET

    Elizabeth Petrakis, Divorce Prep Experts CEO, offers insight on the news that a New York judge tossed out a prenup between her and her soon-to-be ex-husband Peter.

  • Happy 8th Mad Money! Vote For Your Fave Moment  Monday, 11 Mar 2013 | 6:36 PM ET

    Mad Money is celebrating 8 years, and you're invited to join in by telling the crew your favorite moment.

  • When Filing Taxes Jointly Might Not Be a Good Idea Friday, 15 Feb 2013 | 8:01 AM ET

    The "marriage penalty" that often made filing jointly more costly is mostly gone. But there are still instances when filing separately may be warranted.

  • Does Marriage Make You Drink More or Less?  Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 8:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells walks into a bar to find out first hand if, according to a report by Psychology Today, women drink more after they say, "I do," but men drink less.

  • Scotus Takes Up Same-Sex Marriage  Friday, 7 Dec 2012 | 7:00 PM ET

    The Supreme Court will rule on gay marriage, reports NBC's Pete Williams; and Kerry Picket, Washington Times; WABC Radio Talk show host Mark Simone; and Democratic Strategist Jimmy Williams, provide perspective.

  • Avoiding Holiday Package Theft Friday, 16 Nov 2012 | 4:51 PM ET

    Online shopping offers a safe and comfortable respite from unruly crowds, but many people who have gifts shipped to them have the packages left at their doorsteps, and these parcels prove irresistible to thieves.

  • Troublesome Liaisons of the Business World Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 3:41 PM ET

    The business world has seen numerous individuals put their marriages, careers and good standing at risk for an extramarital dalliance. CNBC.com presents a list of people who went outside of their marriages for intimate relationships.

  • FBI Investigation Uncovered Petraeus Affair  Monday, 12 Nov 2012 | 7:36 PM ET

    Discussing news that the FBI withheld its findings about Petraeus' affair from the White House and congressional leaders, with Homeland Security Committee Chairman Rep. Peter King (R).

  • CIA Dir. Resigns Due to Extra-Marital Affair: NBC  Friday, 9 Nov 2012 | 3:20 PM ET

    NBC News Andrea Mitchell discusses the announcement that CIA director David Petreaus is resigning due to an extra-marital affair.

  • CIA's David Petreaus Submits Resignation: NBC  Friday, 9 Nov 2012 | 2:54 PM ET

    According to NBC News, CIA director David Petreaus is resigning due to an extra-marital affair, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan.

  • Why Do Married Men Earn More? Tuesday, 6 Nov 2012 | 4:24 PM ET

    Married men are paid higher salaries than any other type of employee. Part of this can be explained by the gender-wage gap — but it's also likely that there are other factors in play.

  • QTIPs, are often used to guarantee an inheritance to children of an earlier marriage.

  • Ready for a Divorce? Your Money May Not Be Monday, 10 Sep 2012 | 11:39 AM ET

    Many people's first inclination when going through a divorce is to hire an attorney, but experts say divorcing couples could benefit just as much from financial help.

  • Brazil: Three People Enter Civil Union in Sao Paulo Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012 | 6:56 AM ET
    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    A public notary in Brazil has sparked controversy by approving the civil union between three people in Sao Paulo.