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Survey shows 1 in 4 divorcees broke up due to housework

From a young age, many people begin imagining their ideal lifestyle. For some, the perfect life contains a passionate romance, successful career and spotless kitchen. Over the years, this optimistic expectation can turn into pressure. Couples can quickly grow dissatisfied with how the other person treats tasks in the home.

Are same-sex divorces any different from traditional divorces?

For a few years now, Americans in same-sex relationships have had the freedom to marry each other. As with traditional marriages, some couples may inevitably face a rift in their marriage. Over time, same-sex divorce could also become common.

Splitting a 401(k) with your ex-spouse?

Saving for retirement takes a lifetime of hard work and diligent saving. It can be difficult to watch your former spouse gain a portion in divorce. In some situations, however, the value of a 401(k) might be easier to let go than other marital assets. For other couples, dividing a 401(k) is somewhat unavoidable.

Money may be a bigger battle for Generation X couples

A certain factoid has circulated discussion about divorce for a long time. You may have heard that money is supposedly the leading cause of divorce. Indeed, finances can be a key indicator of a couple’s relationship. In many cases, it isn’t that a couple breaks up due to a lack of wealth, but rather due to a lack of shared vision.

Divorce spikes in January, say researchers

After the excitement of the holidays from October through December, January can feel quite dull in comparison. Although Florida’s sun still shines brightly, this month may often seem like the darkest. In fact, researchers believe that the time of year has a lot to do with how you feel, including what you think about your relationship.

Why digital privacy is a must in any marriage

In marriage, many people expect to have no secrets between them and their spouse. The thought of sharing everything, including access to digital accounts and devices, may seem like the mark of a healthy relationship. Granting access to this information sometimes signifies trust. However, you might both benefit from maintaining a certain level of digital privacy.

Offshore accounts can afflict your divorce

The idea of an offshore account might remind you of infamous scandals and criminal activity, but storing money overseas isn’t illegal in itself. Instead, the trouble begins when the owner of a foreign account fails to report the money accurately to the IRS.