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Divorcing After 50? Make Finances Your Top Priority

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Divorce is a reality for a growing number of aging couples, a phenomenon commonly referred to as “gray divorce”. According to a 2013 study at Bowling Green State University, the divorce rate among adults ages 50 and older doubled between 1990 and 2010. Now, one in four Americans getting divorced is 50 or older.
The study also found that the divorce rate is 2.5 times higher for those in remarriages compared to those in first marriages. (more...)

Why Every Woman Needs a WIFE

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According to the United States Department of Labor, in 2010, women comprised 47% of the total U.S. labor force. Though women still earn 82.5% of the salary of our male co-workers, we’re bringing home some nice paychecks every month, an average of $39,157 a year in 2013 for those of us who work full-time!
In other words, we are embracing education, working hard, and taking control of our lives by earning our own living. (more...)