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Divorce proof your marriage with money

DIVORCE PROOF YOUR MARRIAGE wit MONEY 6 STARTLING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN WEALTH AND DIVORCE 1 EARN MORE THAN $125,000 COMBINED ...-31% ******. -39% -39% -42% -51% PER YEAR MARRIED COUPLES WITH A COMBINED INCOME OF $125,00O A YEAR WERE 51% LESS $0-25K LIKELY TO DIVORCE. $25-5OK $50-75K COMBINED INCOME $75-100K DIVORCED $100-125K > $125K 2 SPEND OVER $8,000 ON YOUR ENGAGEMENT RING NO RING $0-$500 $2K-$4K $500-$2K +24% +36% +55% SPENDING BETWEEN $2,000 AND $4,000 oN AN $4K-$8K $8000+ DON'T KNOW ENGAGEMENT RING +24% -10% +69% INCREASES THE CHANCE OF DIVORCE BY 55% MORE LIKELY TO DIVORCE LESS LIKELY TO DIVORCE 3 WHATEVER YOU DO, DON'T SPEND LESS THAN $500 ON YOUR ENGAGEMENT RING THE SAMPLE OF WOMEN SHOWS A 200% MORE LIKELIHOOD OF DIVvORCE WHEN THE ENGAGEMENT RING COSTS $500 OR LESS. 4 HAVING AN EXPENSIVE WEDDING THAT COSTS OVER $20,000 WON'T HELP YOU PREVENT DIVORCE $10-20K IN FACT IT MAY INCREASE YOUR CHANCES BY CLOSE TO 50%. THE DATA SUGGESTS THAT YOU ARE BETTER +46% OFF HAVINGA LARGE, INEXPENSIVE WEDDING AS IT $10-20K REDUCES THE CHANCE OF DIVORCE. +29% MORE LIKELY TO DIVORCE LESS LIKELY TO DIVORCE $5-10K COST OF WEDDING (IN 2014 DOLLARS) $1-5K $0-1K -18% -53% THE AUTHORS SUGGEST THAT THE FINANCIAL STRESS OF AN EXPENSIVE WEDDING MAY EVENTUALLY CAUSE THE MARRIAGE TO FALL APART. THE AUTHORS NOTE THAT, "IN PARTICULAR, IN THE SAMPLE OF WOMEN, THE HAZARD OF DIVORCE ASSOCIATED WITH SPENDING MORE THAN $20,000 ON THE WEDDING IS 3.5 TIMES HIGHER THAN THE HAZARD OF DIVORCE ASSOCIATED WITH SPENDING BETWEEN $5,000 AND $10,000." 5 HAVE A HUGE WEDDING CEREMONY WITH OVER 200 PEOPLE ONLY THE COUPLE 1-10 PEOPLE -35% 11-50 PEOPLE 51-100 PEOPLE -56% -69% 101-200 PEOPLE THERE IS A MASSIVE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HAVING ONLY 10 OR LESS PEOPLE ATTEND THE CEREMONY VERSUS HAVING 101-200 PEOPLE ATTEND: 35% -92% LESS LIKELY TO DIVORCE VERSUS 92% LESS LIKELY TO DIVORCE. 6 GOING ON A HONEYMOON AFTER HAVING ALL OF YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY ATTEND YOUR BUDGET WEDDING, MAKE SURE YOU GO ON A HONEYMOON. GOING ON A HONEYMOON REDUCES THE -41% CHANCES OF DIVORCE BY ALMOST HALF. NO HONEYMOON WENT ON HONEYMOON SOURCE Francis, Andrew M. and Mialon, Hugo M., 'A Diamond is Forever' and Other Fairy Tales: The Relationship between Wedding Expenses and Marriage Duration (September 15, 2014). http://ssrn.com/abstract=2501480

Divorce proof your marriage with money

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