Are You Financially Dependent On Your Spouse?

What happens when a relationship ends and financial stability is lost?

marriage and moneyWhether you are a house wife or a house husband there can be certain risks involved with relying on your spouse as the sole breadwinner for your finances. It’s a good arrangement when you are living happily ever after, but when things become rocky the financial reality sets in. If the breadwinner in the family decides that it is time to end the relationship, are you financially ready?

Uptown Magazine discusses how this is currently affecting Porsha Stewart who is having a very public divorce with her soon to be ex-husband, Kordell Stewart.

Like many of you, I’ve had a hard time avoiding the on-going feud between Real Housewives of Atlanta (RHOA) star, Porsha Stewart, and her soon-to-be ex-husband, retired NFL star, Kordell Stewart. As the pair have taken to numerous media outlets to plead their respective cases over their impending divorce, the only thing I’m able to surmise with any semblance of certainty is the trend apparent in so many of these high profile divorces. Like many women who thought they attained “forever-after” courtesy of their wealthy knight in shinning armor, Porsha committed the cardinal sin of marriage. She never looked out for herself. Seems counterintuitive to the principles of marriage, right?

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