Monthly Archives : April 2015
Financial advisers say they are undeterred by the selloff of emerging-markets investments, although they are spending time calming down jittery clients.
When it comes to Your Money, Your Future, some of the best money advice is the most simple.
Three top financial advisors shared the strategies consumers and investors must employ right now in order to improve their financial future—from contributing toward retirement and putting emergency savings on autopilot to creating a financial diary of long-term goals.
Conventional wisdom has it that the three things spouses argue about most are money, childrearing and division of labor.
Disputes about money might erupt with greater force when dealing with lost investments, home foreclosures or college-age kids left in the lurch — testing “for richer or poorer” vows to the max.
January is “divorce month.” Yes, that’s right. There is roughly a one-third increase in divorce filings in January. The reason for this large uptick in uncouplings might just be because spouses try to keep the marriage together through the holiday season, then move forward with their long-planned divorce once the kids are back to school and the New Year’s resolutions are set.
If you’re ever hidden a purchase from your spouse, you’re not alone.
One in five Americans have spent $500 or more on a purchase without their partner’s knowledge, according to a CreditCards.com report released Wednesday. And, bucking the widespread perception, men are much more likely to have done so than their wives. Twenty-six percent of men have spent more than $500 without notifying their significant other versus just 14 percent of women.
Harold Hamm’s divorce case is grabbing advisers’ attention for a reason other than the billions at stake: the dilemma how to split assets tied to a business.Did Mr. Hamm’s business rise in value due to normal market forces over the course of the marriage, or was it due to his own efforts?By now, you’re familiar with the famed $975 million check that Mr. Hamm, CEO of Continental Resources, wrote to his ex-wife Sue Ann Arnall.