LOS ANGELES, Aug 25- Marilyn Murphy of Torrance, California, contacted her local Social Security office this past spring to find out if spousal benefits based on her first husband's work record might be worth more than the retirement benefit she already receives. Getting wrong answers from Social Security is not unusual, according to financial advisers and...» Read More
A man in Germany is making sure his divorce is a clean break -- literally.
One man actually cut his belongings in half following a divorce.
Ian Bright, senior economist at ING, discusses a survey which revealed that wedding budgets in Europe are shrinking due to the ripple effects of a slowing economy.
NEW YORK, May 21- When Scott Oeth was thinking about proposing to his girlfriend, Linda Hardin, he knew the stats. That's when the Minneapolis financial planner thought, No way. More newlyweds seem to be thinking like Scott Oeth and Linda Hardin.
May 19- Recording Amanda Bortzfield's wedding last summer at the Breakers resort in Palm Beach, Florida, was no simple- or cheap- task. Still photography and video added up to more than $23,000, not far off the average total cost for a wedding in the United States. Her photography package included a two-and-a-half hour feature film and an elaborate collection of...
Katie Bouyea didn't get the attention she deserved on Mother's Day, so the Jupiter, Fla., mother put up her husband for sale on Facebook. Here's what happened next.
BOSTON, May 14- When you go to as many weddings as Stephanie Wong does, you need to come up with some guidelines for gift-giving. During the past two years, Wong, 32, who works in marketing for a book publisher in San Francisco, has been to about a half-dozen weddings. She offers these guidelines to wedding-goers wherever they might be: A distant relative or co-worker...
A look at the world's five most expensive divorce settlements. We're talking eight and nine figure numbers.
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...
April 28- Sue Ann Arnall, the ex-wife of Oklahoma oil executive Harold Hamm, lost an appeal of the couple's divorce case because she had accepted an award of nearly $1 billion, the state Supreme Court said on Tuesday. In a 7-2 decision, the court ruled in favor of a motion filed in January by Hamm, chief executive officer of oil company Continental Resources Inc, to...
Tyson Foods says it plans to eliminate the use of human antibiotics in its chicken by 2017, and the Supreme Court appeared closely divided on same-sex marriage, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
After a long proxy fight, the board has prevailed and Elaine Wynn no longer has a seat on the board, reports CNBC's Jane Wells. And the FMHR traders weigh in on how to play the stock.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports divorce funding will finance your divorce in exchange for a piece of the settlement. Balance Point Funding Stacey Napp, provides insight to the divorce cases she handles. Also, check out this divorce hotel.
Stacey Napp of Balance Point Divorce Funding will pay the legal fees and other costs of a divorce proceeding in exchange for a percentage of any settlement. Here's how it works.
A hotel in Saratoga Springs, NY, will let couples check in married on Friday, check out divorced on Sunday. Jane Wells has the story.
John Rugel, Allstate Senior VP, provides details about financial abuse and its direct tie with domestic violence.
Take Elizabeth Schirmer, whose destination wedding in Mexico got upended by bad weather in late February in Rochester, New York. After she returned home, Schirmer, 30, received a generic apology email from Delta Air Lines and an invitation to comment about her experience. Some 70,757 flights with at least one stop in the United States got canceled between Dec. 21...
Ken Griffin's ex-wife says he makes $68.5 million per month after taxes, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
Investors see worse returns during the periods surrounding marriage and divorce, according to research released this month.
Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm, comments on his nearly one billion dollar divorce.