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While a marriage or divorce is often the result of a combination of emotional factors, it impossible to deny that finances play a major role in both. In marriage, tax benefits are generally available for both spouse, and the idea … Continue reading

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Do you know a couple who intentionally chose to get married on a particular date based on how the month, day, and year coincided—January 2, 2003, for example, often written as 1/2/03? Or perhaps you know a couple who plan … Continue reading

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Everyone “knows” that half of all American marriages end in divorce, which means the divorce rate is probably right around 50 percent, right? Comparing U.S. Census Bureau’s numbers on marriages and divorces in a given year, this commonly-cited “fact” appears … Continue reading

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Any time researchers try to find trends in the divorce rate, there is always a certain “which comes first” debate that takes place. For example, when looking at professions or occupations that are more prone to divorce, the question must … Continue reading

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