Newest Divorce Statistics

In March 2017 the Pew Research Center came out with new divorce statistics. At a time when divorce is becoming less common for younger adults, the divorce rate for older adults ages 50 and older (grey divorce) has gone up 109%! That means the divorce rate has almost doubled for older adults since the 1990’s. […]

Divorce and Social Security

Married couples have an advantage when it comes to Social Security. It’s called the “spousal benefit.” It allows the lower-earning spouse to collect up to 50% of the higher-earning spouse’s benefit at full retirement age. Even if you are divorced, you still have the ability to collect Social Security spousal benefits based on your former […]

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Do Exist!

A recent report from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention found a recent spike in STIs such as chlamydia (up nearly 6 % since 2014), gonorrhea (up nearly 13%) and syphilis (up 19%) amount young people. The CDC says that almost 20 million new STIs occur every year, over half of them afflicting young […]

The “Least Free” States in the United States

According to a study released in August 2016, by the Cato Institute, the “least free” states based on personal and economic freedoms are: Top Five (“free”) : New Hampshire, Alaska, Oklahoma, Indiana, South Dakota Bottom Five (“least free”) : Maryland, New Jersey, Hawaii, California, New York (ranked #50). New York is the “least free” state […]

Cheaters Beware!

In today’s world with all the new technology, you don’t need to to hire a private detective—you can be your own detective. There are new devices out for spying, so doing your own spying has just gotten that much easier. DIY sleuthing has gotten so common that CheatersSpyShop.com, a mail order firm out of Dallas, […]

Cheating Husband

The Chinese have an interesting way of dealing with this. Cheating husbands have fueled a new industry in China. Mistress-dispelling services, which are increasingly common in China’s larger cities like Shanghai and Guangzhou, specialize in ending affairs between married men and their extramarital lovers. They are typically hired by a wife who has found out […]

Less Divorce Lawyers!

Why do people hate lawyers!  If you’ve ever had to deal with one than you know the answer to that question! The good news is that law school applications have dropped 38% since 2010. The number of applicants to U.S. law schools is down 20% since this time last year. We need less lawyers in […]

Empty Nest

Every parent looks forward to the day when they kids move out and are living on their own. But, for the first time in modern history, young adults are more likely to be living with their parents than on their own or with a spouse or domestic partner—according to a new census analysis by the […]