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 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.
Every year in the United States, there are one million divorces. The need for everything — from lawyers to therapists to movers — is astounding.
What follows is a list of the wives of 10 athletes who’ve made names for themselves as columnists, models, designers and more.
The speculation about who gets what in the Facebook marriage reflects a common problem in any marriage of (financial) unequals. Experts give views on Zuck's pre-IPO nups.
Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman & president, sounds off on whether Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg will obtain a prenuptial agreement if he marries his girlfriend, with the "Squawk Box" crew.
Divorce. Your world is falling apart emotionally and financially. Even if you saw it coming, you were unaware of the financial ramifications. Here are 10 tips to avoid unnecessary financial hardships during a breakup.
That little bundle of joy is going to require a wad of cash. The cost of raising a child from birth to age 17 has surged 25 percent over the last 10 years.
Chances are your standard of living will drop after you split, and your might never recover — unless you get remarried.
Marriage is full of financial surprises, and, for those considering it these days, there's a new one — married couples are nearly six times as likely than single taxpayers to trigger the AMT.
Marriage and divorce. When it comes to the convergence of emotion and money, those two events not only define our quality of life but also our standard of living. For this and other reasons, we decided to focus our 2012 edition of "Life Changes" on marriage and divorce — and money.
Not only are people getting better at picking the right partner, couples are also becoming increasingly comfortable with the ebb and flow of incomes in their relationships.
If you think providing for your children after divorce is basically about diapers, dentistry and diplomas, you're in for a life of surprises. Consider everything and work them out to avoid explosive issues down the road.