divorce

Real Estate Questions for Divorcing Couples

A cracked foundation brings down the best structures--house or relationship. Even if your marriage hasn't progressed to The War of the Roses stage, emotions run high around property issues. Here are a few things to consider as you part ways with your significant other.

Five Tips on Planning a Prenup Before You Say 'I Do'

Modern couples are bringing more assets into their marriages -- and more liabilities too including credit card debt, student loans and mortgages. It may be unromantic, and the subject is fraught with emotional peril, but it's worth discussing: Should you consider a prenuptial agreement?

Is It Time to Dump Your Financial Adviser?

Your investment adviser is an important partner in your life -- after all, who knows your intimate financial details better? It's an intensely personal, yet professional, relationship. But what happens when you discover that it's not an ideal marriage?

Heading for a Divorce? Determine Your Post-Split Expenses

It's certainly not easy, but for those who can do it, calculating expenses jointly helps clarify points in the negotiation that should be acceptable to both parties. And any post-divorce expenses will need to consider all manner of child care costs.

Heading for a Divorce? Tally and Appraise Your Assets

Except for child custody matters, dealing with the division of assets is always the main area of stress during divorce proceedings. But you can take concrete steps that will take at least some of the pain out of the process, as Part Two of our series explains.

Heading for a Divorce? First, Get Your Finances in Order

Even in a "friendly" divorce, both parties must make sure they're doing everything possible to protect their financial futures. But people in the midst of a divorce often don't know where to start. In this three-part series, we'll take you through the five key steps. Here's Part One.

Another Victim of the Great Recession: Child Support Payments

These payments fell in 2009 for first time in the U.S. in more than three decades, and while the official government report for fiscal 2010 won't be out for months, it's likely that it, too, saw that downward trend continue. Stubbornly high unemployment is the primary culprit.

Tough times lead to tough prenups

If you are getting married, these economically troubled times call for tough prenuptial agreements. Prenups for people of all ages are becoming...

New study says divorce is contagious

Divorce is contagious and can spread through family, friends and coworkers, a new study shows. The study from three universities shows that people...

Daily Blogwatch: What Marilyn Monroe's Chest X-Rays Are Worth

Some of the best reads for investors from around the Web, including posts about the Standard & Poor's 500 reaching its lowest price-per-earnings ratio ever, a biotech stock with the potential to quintuple in value and the market price of Marilyn Monroe's chest and pelvis X-rays.

Daily Blogwatch: Is the Real-Estate Boom Back?

Some of the best reads for investors from around the Web, including a reality check on the panic about Microsoft, good news for the real-estate industry and a sign the job market might be back.

'Friending' With Benefits: Why Lawyers Love Facebook

Facebook and other social networking sites have developed an unusual, but perhaps unsurprising, new fan base: divorce attorneys. As more people stray into infidelity via connections made on the Internet, lawyers are profiting from the evidence left behind by all that online over-sharing.

Elin May Dump Tiger -- and Get Picked Up by Puma

Things appear to be moving quickly in the saga of Tiger Woods and his wife, Elin. The result could be that she sets Tiger free -- for a price: She gets up to $300 million and own sponsorship deal, and he goes back to playing golf -- and playing the field.