MIAMI, Florida. If you are planning to get married, it is important for you and your partner to discuss money. Money is one of the leading reasons why couples fight, but it is important to note that how much money you have in the bank matters less than whether you and your partner are on the same page about money. Having differences in terms of your money views can also be okay as long as you also understand your differences. Couples can be poor or rich and still have disagreements about money. Here are ten money questions you should ask before you get married.
MIAMI, Florida. Mother Jones reports that criticism from loved ones can lead to increased illness. According to researchers, people who are criticized might have a tougher time recovering from depression, schizophrenia, and other brain conditions. Being around a non-critical family member or even a stranger can make it more likely that a person suffering from these conditions will recover. So, what does this mean for individuals divorcing critical spouses, or for individuals who want to protect their children from a critical spouse?
MIAMI, Florida. According to CNBC, 62 percent of lawyers have seen an increase in the number of individuals seeking prenuptial agreements. Prenuptial agreements seem to be very popular among millennials who tend to get married when they are older. This generation may have amassed property or savings before marriage. They may have student loans and may be concerned about debt obligations should they divorce. CNBC reports a fivefold increase in prenuptial agreements.
Although there is no blueprint for building a successful marriage, there are red flags everyone can look for that might indicate incompatibility. According to TODAY, persistent unhappiness is the first sign that your marriage is in trouble. Having an occasional argument does not necessarily mean that divorce is imminent – ending your marriage should be the last resort – but if you and your spouse are unable or unwilling to make the relationship work, it may be time to consider divorce.