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?”

Divorce & teen suicide rates

Ex Idol Fantasia Barrino (yes, we know she’s not a teen) was apparently admitted to a hospital on suspicion of a drug overdose. No word whether it was accidental or intentional. But this news comes on the heel of scandalous allegations by a North Carolina woman about Barrino and said woman’s husband. The woman is … Continue reading “Divorce & teen suicide rates”

Birth rates up for women over 40 in spite of recession; divorce to blame?

The Associated Press is reporting that according to the Center for Disease Control and the Pew Research Center, women over 40 were the only group that had an increase in the number of births during the recession that began in 2008. When compared to teen moms and women in their 20’s and 30’s, fortysomething women … Continue reading “Birth rates up for women over 40 in spite of recession; divorce to blame?”