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The financial dangers of separation without divorce

While divorce will for most people trigger enormous emotional and financial stress, separating without the formality of divorce can also be financially disastrous.<p>This was highlighted in a recent case concerning a couple married for only three weeks and separated for almost 30 years afterwards. …

Finance

Financial Tips For Women Getting Divorced

No one gets married with the intention of getting divorced, but the unfortunate reality is that divorce happens, and it happens often. As a woman, …

Personal Finance

This is what divorce looks like after 50 years of marriage

Three years ago, when Carol Moffa divorced her husband after, she says, putting up with a lot of “crap” over the years, she was downright scared. …

Pew Research Center

Ten questions to ask before getting a divorce or separation

April 6, 2017 by Dave Willis<p>Almost everyday, I talk to someone whose marriage is in crisis. They often feel desperate, exhausted and alone. It’s a …

Relationships

The 8 Biggest Relationship Killers, According To Divorce Attorneys

Divorce attorneys have a front-row seat to the kinds of problems that can chip away at relationships. Every day in their offices, they get an earful from clients about what led to divorce.<p>What are some of the most common complaints they hear? Below, divorce lawyers from around the country share …

New York City

Answering the Divorce/Dissolution Petition

After a divorce/dissolution petition is filed with the court, the petitioner (usually through his or her lawyer) makes sure that the petition is …

Divorce

Heartbroken and bankrupt: Why divorce can destroy your finances

It’s well-known that debt can wreck a marriage. “Till debt do us part,” as financial guru and TV host Gail Vaz-Oxlade would say.<p>But breaking up won’t …

8 Common Predictors Of Divorce And What They Mean For Your Relationship

Divorce rates in the United States have been cause for concern since the '80s, despite finally being on the decline. The puzzlingly high percentage …

New Jersey

‘Segregation Had to Be Invented’

During the late 19th century, blacks and whites in the South lived closer together than they do today.<p>CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Growing up here in the 1940s and 1950s, Sevone Rhynes experienced segregation every day. He couldn’t visit the public library near his house, but instead had to travel to the …

North Carolina

A Commencement Address for Entrepreneurs, Leaders and Marketers

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I am not a trained marketer. Yet I've been the chief marketer and run major teams for major brands. At my last in-house role, I took a company from 45 million to 100 million users, and was on the executive team during its acquisition for …

Entrepreneurship

Startup Gold: 3 Ways to Train Wisely and Stay Lean

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The goals of a startup are pretty straightforward -- grow revenue, scale quickly and stay cool. Training is one key to success, but too many young companies resist investing in formal training programs due to a lack of resources or fear …

Startups

7 Biggest Expenses Companies Are Wasting Money on

Want to ensure your startup makes it through year one? Don't waste money on these seven things.<p>It's no secret that entrepreneurs make a lot of mistakes. I've made my fair share that have yielded less-than-desirable results. Those mistakes aren't always bad and it's contributed to my growth as an …

Small Business

Social Change Leaders Need FOCUS: 5 Lessons for Social Change from the Lean Startup Movement

This past month, I had the chance to sit down with entrepreneur, author, and lean startup speaker Justin Wilcox to talk about lessons from the Lean Startup movement that could benefit social change leaders - you can watch our interview here.<p>Don't have time to watch the full thing? Here is the main …

Product Management

The Secret Black History of the Revolution

As we know all too well, the Revolutionary War was not fought so that all men could be free, but its role in creating the seeds of abolition should …

Gov. Bruce Rauner rewrites home health care bill

Gov. Bruce Rauner used an amendatory veto Friday to rewrite legislation aimed at blocking his cuts to home care for the elderly and disabled, saying Illinois cannot afford to provide the services without more sweeping changes in the way the state does business.<p>The move sends the bill back to …

Health Care

In-home care workers sue state, union

After a significant victory before the U.S. Supreme Court last year, an anti-union organization has stepped up its battle against organized labor in Illinois.<p>A handful of in-home care workers represented by the National Right to Work Legal Foundation on Tuesday sued state officials for compelling …

Health Care
Health Care
Dow Jones

Insurance Authorizations: How to Get the Home Health Care You Need, When You Need It

At age 88, Mrs. J. has lived in the same Brooklyn neighborhood for more than a quarter century. A few months ago, she was taken to the hospital with an infected diabetic ulcer on her foot. It was the second time she'd been hospitalized this year, and on this occasion, her physicians had to amputate …

New rules for overtime could cost home-care workers

New U.S. Department of Labor regulations mean almost 2 million home-care aides, who often work long and unpredictable hours, will be paid time-and-a-half for clocking more than 40 hours a week.<p>But the feds may be doing more harm than good in the case of some of the home-care workers, and the care …

The Crisis in Our Midst: Ensuring Quality Home Care in an Aging America

November is National Family Caregivers Month, a time to offer gratitude to those who step in to care for their loved ones when they need it most. It is work that requires a great deal of self-sacrifice, and it often goes unnoticed. In November we take time to recognize family caregivers for the …

Health Care
Health Care

Get your grandparents the best care possible with HomeHero

Tech offices across the country may be filled with 20-somethings, but to assume that technology only benefits millennials would just be silly. While …

Los Angeles

A new startup called Honor just raised $20 million to provide in-home care for seniors

"I could never trust my mother to the current state of the industry," Sternberg, who lives across the country from his mother, told Business Insider.<p>"If I wanted to set up in-home care for my mom right now, I'd have to fly to Connecticut, interview 20 home-care providers, pick the one I thought was …

Startups

HomeTouch Picks Up Backing From Passion Capital To Disrupt The Notoriously Poor Agency Care Model

When I interviewed Hassle’s Alex Depledge on-stage at our London Disrupt conference, she had sympathy for my dislike of the ‘sharing economy’ moniker. However, she argued, if we put aside spurious claims that sharing economy startups are altruistic at their core, what many of these businesses do …

Startups