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Why more women in China are delaying marriage, in a society that still places a high premium on young brides and mothers. The Christian Science Monitor reports.
However long they were married, the price of breaking the contract was huge -- sometimes even reached nine figures.
In many Asian countries, divorce rates have been rising as women become more economically independent and more willing to challenge traditional, socially conservative values. The FT reports.
Who are some of the celebrities who have spent $1 million or more on decadent extravagances? Click to find out!
In tough times, some strained marriages crack. Others try to hold on until they just can’t hold on any longer. One thing’s for sure: Bad economies are good times for the cheating business — and other freaky stuff couples do to survive.
$1 million isn’t what it used to be, in part because a lot of people don’t know how far it can go, and the amount of time and effort that it would take to spend it.
Fame is no longer protection from foreclosure, and neither is success. Who are some of the celebrities who have gone through a foreclosure? Find out!
Long the home of gold lovers, demand is higher than ever, with buyers fearful prices will rise further, ahead of the traditional October-November wedding season.
A study by the National Vital Statistics Report and the U.S. Census Bureau calculated the number of divorces by state. Click for the results.
Buoyant gay couples cheered by supporters began marrying Sunday in Manhattan on the landmark day that New York became the sixth and largest state to recognize same-sex weddings.
American couples have increasingly been faced with parting temporarily to either make ends meet or find jobs in line with their skills. Here's a short guide to coping.
Field biologists, the people who gave the culture the alpha/beta trope in the first place, have found there can be a big downside to being No. 1.
After 33 years of marriage, Steven Simkin and Laura Blank divorced in 2006. They agreed to split their considerable wealth equally. More than two years later, Ms. Blank received a voicemail message that stunned her: Mr. Simkin wanted to revise their settlement. She refused, and he sued, the New York Times reports.
In an era where divorce tourism is becoming increasingly common, with the globe-trotting super-wealthy trying to split up wherever will give them the best deal, London has the potential to become the divorce capital of the world.
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How much do you know about the financial cost of life changing events?
There's much more than the legal costs and who gets the house. Not only will your cost of living go up, from the everyday necessities and the niceties of life.
The big events of our lives often carry big price tags, and even though they're usually highly anticipated, it's difficult to be fully prepared — emotionally and financially. Here's some tips.Handling life changes takes prudence and planning along with perseverance.
Whether its a weedng, funeral or bar/bat mitzvah, there;'ds a wealth of mobile apps and websites to teach your the rops and handle the costs.