Archive for November, 2014

The “trailing spouse”

Saturday, November 29th, 2014

Newly published research in the journal Demography reinforces the belief that women move more often for their spouse’s career than vice versa—but the reasons they cite are new to the debate. What they found is that women enter professions that allow them to be more flexible geographically in order to move or accommodate other needs […]

Planning for motherhood—eventually

Friday, November 21st, 2014

There is a growing trend of women in their thirties freezing their eggs in order to help ensure they will be able to have children in the future. It’s not cheap and can run from approximately $13,000 to $18,000. Many of these would-be Moms are single, others who are married want more time in their […]

Marriage is down–remarriage is on the rise

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

Once again the Pew research Center has come out with something that holds a few eye opening statistics. Four out of every ten newlyweds have been married before-that’s 40% folks. Many are divorced, some are widowed and some have been married multiple times before. This report sheds light on how marriage patterns have been shifting […]

Marriage is good for your bottom line

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

For a number of reasons, it is just not politically correct today to talk about how important marriage is. We might offend women who are older and not yet married, or be accused of being “old-fashioned” and setting young people back in their educational/career aspirations. And to say that marriage actually leads to greater financial […]