Mounting divorce rates good for the “cash-for-gold” business: should you get in on it?

Interesting article I was reading here. Seems that with mounting divorce rates more couples are trading in their wedding and engagement rings for cash. And so the cash-for-gold business is booming. This is probably true not just in UK and Ireland where the author’s theory was limited to, but right here in the U.S. as well. … Continue reading “Mounting divorce rates good for the “cash-for-gold” business: should you get in on it?”

Political divorce in Japan: U.S. Marine base in Okinawa good for Washington but bad for Okinawans

What are the ramifications of the mini political shake up in Tokyo following the decision by Japanese prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama to leave the U.S. base in a less crowded part of Okinawa, after making campaign promises to remove said base? Well, in short, it has resulted in a divorce. A small party headed by … Continue reading “Political divorce in Japan: U.S. Marine base in Okinawa good for Washington but bad for Okinawans”

Healthcare reform will be good for divorcing couples (women in particular)

[GSMITHBOOK] Now that healthcare reform is the law of the land, I couldn’t help thinking of it from a divorce angle (I think of everything in the context of divorce these days) and I was reading an article in the Times of London about this divorcée Natoma Canfield who had written to President Obama asking … Continue reading “Healthcare reform will be good for divorcing couples (women in particular)”