Many married women now have substantial incomes and assets of their own, possibly even much more than their husbands. Of course, that wasn’t always the case. In 1970, wives earned just 52% of what their husbands did, on average. Today, that number has risen to 78%. Granted, it’s still a long way from equality but clearly, there has been progress.
Do you have a greater income or higher net worth than your husband? If so, and you’re considering divorce, please make sure that you: