Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Financial Cost of Divorce

In a recent opinion piece by economist Dave Denslow, entitled “Assessing the Costs of Divorce,” the author takes a wide-ranging survey of how money issues play out in a divorce. He claims that it takes about $140,000 in income for former spouses, living separately, to create the same standard of living that an income of… Read more

Realistic Wedding Vows

Wedding vows are a subject of mystique, romance, and for many soon-to-be married couples, stress. They’re supposed to be succinct, eloquent, emotional, and full of romantic promises. In all of life, there are really no other publicly-spoken words that carry more weight. This might partially explain Hollywood’s love affair with wedding vows. Watch any romantic… Read more

National Divorce Rate Drops, Florida Still Above Average

There is some good news when it comes to the state of marriage in the United States. Breaking a decade-plus-long streak, the number of couples who got married actually increased, and the number of divorces decreased. It has been a long time now that the marriage line has been slowly dropping while the divorce line… Read more

Maybe it’s Time to Divorce Your Phone

The divorce rate is, in recent years, the highest it has ever been, and even though it’s been slowly dropping over the past few years, experts are not sure whether this is anything but a small setback on an otherwise-increasing statistic. Why, as the interconnected technology generation becomes a larger and larger portion of the… Read more