One might think that waiting until after you turn 30 to get married would assure you of being experienced enough in relationships, and mature enough, to give your marriage a better shot at lasting than if you got married young. But a study indicates not getting married until your 30s or 40s is no bulwark against divorce. In fact, your marriage may be more likely to fail than if you had married in your late 20s.
Thanksgiving is behind us and we are now fully in the shopping season. With that in mind, now is a good time to revisit one of the leading causes of divorce: financial arguments. And financial arguments during the holiday season are quite common. This blog will note some tips for avoiding financial quarrels during shopping season, which can be a stressful time of year for many.
For as long as you have been married, your financial ups and downs have been tied to those of your spouse. One of the benefits of divorce involves severing your financial future from your spouse's financial future. Certainly, it can be scary and frustrating to transition from a household that may have been supported by two incomes to a household that is solely supported by you. However, the financial freedom that this transition provides is not to be overlooked.