January 21, 2018

15 Surprising Traits That Make Couples More Likely to Divorce – The predictors of divorce are not necessarily what you might think, according to Heather Z. Lyons, PhD, a licensed psychologist and owner of Baltimore Therapy Group in Baltimore, Maryland. “When a couples counselor sees a couple in high distress, that doesn’t necessarily mean that they’re more likely headed for divorce than the couple who seems less worried, vocal, or argumentative,” she says. So, if shouting isn’t the final straw, what is? Infidelity, domestic violence, and substance abuse are the three most common reasons, according to a study published in the journal Couple and Family Psychology. Here are more signs a split may be on the way — plus some guidance about how to get back on track.

7 Bankruptcy Stocks to Watch in 2019 – It doesn’t matter if times are tough or if they’re great, there are still going to be companies that go belly up. A perfect example? Look at 2008 vs. 2018. Just 10 years apart and look at how much has changed. Yet bankruptcy stocks are still popping up all over the map, and there’s not much investors can do about it: bankruptcy happens.

Lenders cut mortgage rates to give a kick-start to 2019 – First-time buyers and homeowners remortgaging their properties have been given some good news at the start of the year as a number of lenders have cut their rates in an increasingly competitive market.

MEDIATOR OF THE MONTH: Stacy Cordes