April 29- Oklahoma oil billionaire Harold Hamm on Wednesday moved to drop his appeal of a $1 billion divorce award to his ex-wife, a day after the court dismissed her bid to re-open the case, according to a court filing. Hamm's decision to withdraw his counter-appeal of a bitterly fought divorce after a lower court awarded his ex-wife Sue Ann Arnall around $1...» Read More
The "marriage penalty" that often made filing jointly more costly is mostly gone. But there are still instances when filing separately may be warranted.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
NBC News Andrea Mitchell discusses the announcement that CIA director David Petreaus is resigning due to an extra-marital affair.
According to NBC News, CIA director David Petreaus is resigning due to an extra-marital affair, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan.
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.
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.
A public notary in Brazil has sparked controversy by approving the civil union between three people in Sao Paulo.
When a company takes a stand on a hot-button issue like gay rights, does it affect the bottom line? Fast-food chain Chick-fil-A inadvertently hit the button to find out when President Dan Cathy publicly came out against same-sex marriage.
The Chick-fil-A controversy has been nasty and protracted. Why has it become such a risky proposition for businesses to take a public stand on same-sex marriage, one way or the other, when it was almost a non-issue for businesses just a few years ago?
Newlyweds can mutually protect their credit scores by keeping their finances unentangled.
Five years of planning. 150 rehearsals this year alone. Fifty staffers dedicated to nothing but preparations for the Olympic Games. These measures aren’t cheap, but Heathrow Airport is hoping the long-term benefits of being the official host airport for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games outweigh the near-term costs.
Same-sex couples and their children are vulnerable, both legally and financially, in the 33 states that do not allow same-sex parents to both adopt.
Emotions can get the best of us, whether we're getting into a marriage or getting out of it. Here's how to make sure your heart doesn't rule over your head during your divorce.
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.
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.