There is no question that the idea of divorcing after the age of 50 can prove to be a rather frightening prospect. In fact, many otherwise unhappy spouses probably decide to put off divorce for fear that it could wreak havoc on their personal and their financial lives.
While it may seem hard to believe, thousands of kids across the state of Minnesota have already started the school year, with the remainder slated to board school buses and file back into their classrooms in less than a week. While most kids are understandably reluctant to start another year of reading, writing and arithmetic, they typically adjust after a relatively short amount of time and pick up right where they left off.
In the area of family law, there is at least one statistic that most everyone can recite from memory: 50 percent of all marriages end in divorce. While this number has fluctuated somewhat over the years, the simple truth remains that half of married couples will likely end up parting ways despite taking such seemingly productive measures as trial separations or marriage counseling.
Now that economic conditions are starting to improve here in Minnesota and across the nation, people are feeling more comfortable making major purchases, planning vacations and, of course, remodeling their homes. However, a recently released study by the home renovation and redecorating website Houzz reveals that while this remodeling may not be putting undue strain on people's wallets, this may not be the case concerning their marriages.