More women now make as much as their husbands, but still do more at home

New York CNN  —  Few women will be surprised to learn that even when wives earn about the same as their husbands or more, a new Pew Research Center study finds that they still spend more time on housework and child care, while their husbands spend more time on paid work and leisure. “Even as … Read more

Alicia Keys Says Making Time Is The Key To A Happy Marriage

Alicia Keys and her husband, producer Swizz Beatz, know exactly what it takes to make their marriage work. “Really carving out the time for each other. We all struggle with it,” the singer told WSJ. magazine for the latest edition of its “My Monday Morning” series. “There’s so much to balance. There’s so much to … Read more

He says a vasectomy would be too painful for him

DEAR HARRIETTE: My husband and I have two children together. The carrying, birthing and nursing of both children were very painful experiences for me. We do not want any more children. My husband says that a vasectomy would be too painful for him and is suggesting that I get my tubes tied instead. I can’t … Read more

I’m 68, my husband is terminally ill, and his $3 million estate will go to his son. I want to spend the rest of my days traveling — will I have enough money?

Please help me. I am a 68-year-old woman married 17 years to the love of my life. Our finances have always been separate, and I signed a prenuptial agreement acknowledging that his son will inherit his estate held in a living trust (about $3 million). I get our home, and he is leaving me $350,000 … Read more

Biden called gay marriage ‘inevitable’ and soon it’ll be law

WASHINGTON — A decade ago, then-Vice President Joe Biden shocked the political world and preempted his boss by suddenly declaring his support for gay marriage — one of the country’s most contentious issues — on national television. But not everyone was surprised. A small group had attended a private fundraiser with Biden weeks earlier in … Read more

5 questions to ask yourself before entering an open relationship

If you’re using dating apps, you’ve probably come across a few profiles that say “ENM,” indicating the person is looking for ethical non-monogamy. This could mean a few things, says Avital Isaacs, a therapist at Manhattan Alternative Wellness Collective, a mental health practice that serves queer and trans people, non-monogamous people, and sex workers. “Non-monogamy … Read more

‘I would not have been able to do it without him’: I built a property portfolio with 23 units while we were dating. How much should I give to my fiancé in our prenup?

I’m about to marry a wonderful man. I built an investment portfolio of 23 units while we were dating. Now we’re questioning how to create a prenuptial agreement. Over the years, I have identified, purchased, and managed a rental-property portfolio across three buildings. These were purchased with my money, and I’m the sole owner on … Read more

7 things to know about reporting a life change

Published on July 22, 2014 Once you have Marketplace coverage, it’s important to report life changes. This information may change the coverage or savings you’re eligible for. Here are 7 things to know about reporting life changes: It’s important to report life changes to the Marketplace right away. If you qualify for a Special Enrollment … Read more