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Should Bezos Have Divorced Last December?

Should Bezos Have Divorced Last December?

- Thrive Global
Jeff Bezos knew that not all was well in paradise. Given the recently leaked story of his affair with a TV anchor, he and his soon-to-be-ex must have been thinking of untying the knot for quite some time, yet they may have waited too long. Especially if you are a high-net-worth individual (or married to one), divorcing after the new tax laws came into effect will have a great impact on your finances.
Since January 1st, new taxation rules apply, which have eliminated a tacit “divorce...

What Jeff Bezos divorce means for Amazon

What Jeff Bezos divorce means for Amazon

- Herald Sun
It can buy mansions, fast cars, fine clothes and luxury holidays but money — even an eyewatering $189 billion dollars — can’t guarantee a happy marriage until death do part.
When Amazon founder and the world’s richest man, Jeff Bezos, and his author wife MacKenzie announced they were splitting after 25 years marriage on Wednesday, they joined a growing number of couples calling time on their relationship after doing the hard work of raising a family and building a...


CNN - HLN Bezos Divorce

CNN - HLN Bezos Divorce

- CNN Headline News
Susan Hendricks:
So, we all know what Amazon is, right? Now we know the richest man in the world - here he is, Jeff Bezos with his wife - he filed for divorce. It’s amicable so far, releasing a statement saying, “If we knew 25 years ago, we would do it all again.” But a new development – will this change the way they’re handling their divorce -- after the break.
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The warning of Amazon CEO’s divorce announcement sounds very friendly....

The Financial Truth About the '#Me Too' Movement

The Financial Truth About the '#Me Too' Movement

- Newsmax Finance
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For spouses who are divorcing an alleged harasser, the circumstances vary when victim lawsuits are involved. In the case of Harvey Weinstein and Georgina Chapman, a settlement happened quickly, according to Dror Bikel, high-conflict divorce lawyer in Manhattan.
“It was smart on her part to settle fast because the impact of allegations upon a marriage becomes about shielding assets from victim lawsuits,” Bikel told Newsmax Finance. “Georgina won’t be a...

Money Secrets Divorce Attorneys Wish You Knew

Money Secrets Divorce Attorneys Wish You Knew

- Reader's Digest
If you get married before the age of 50, there's around a 50/50 chance you're going to end up divorced. So best be prepared. Our divorce experts tell us the financial facts you may not know. Equitable distribution versus community property Any divorcing couple can agree on any division of marital property, says Mitchell. However, before you make a settlement proposal, it helps to understand your best and worst-case scenarios if you went to court. That begins with knowing whether you live in...