Inefficient-Sounding Postnup Agreements Are Becoming More Popular

American couples who have wearied of constant wrangling over who has to take out the trash, feed the fish, fetch the mail, or clean mashed-up lima beans out of the kitchen sink again even though there's never been a garbage disposal, are seeking succor in postnuptial agreements, once again proving Alexis de… » 5/20/12 5:00pm 5/20/12 5:00pm

Breaking Up Is Confusing! A Primer on Prenups and Cohabitation Hazards

Seeing as I am neither an oil baron nor a trophy wife (yet), I've never given much thought to the idea of prenuptial agreements. Those are for people with elevators in their houses and gold-plated-robot-monkey-butlers, right? (It's like a regular monkey-butler but golder and without all the feces.) Those are for… » 3/21/12 1:20pm 3/21/12 1:20pm

What to Do When You're the Breadwinner in Your Relationship

Mass media has trumpeted a market research study's conclusion that young, single, childless, white women living in cities out-earn their male counterparts. Feminists would love to embrace the results, but, in fact, the analysis has many flaws, including the failure to account for educational differences. That hasn't… » 1/05/12 5:45pm 1/05/12 5:45pm