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Sep 13, 2018

In today’s Friends Talk Finance episode, we discuss the the taboo topic of Prenuptial Agreements. Why are people afraid to talk about them? Should you sign one or not as a physician? What are the financial implications of not getting a prenup? All of these questions are answered today as Bonnie and Carrie discuss all things to do with Prenups!

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Why you need to think of the financial implications of marriage and divorce as a physician.
  • How, “Divorce is a weapon of mass destruction,” is a great quote to describe why you need a prenup.
  • What can and cannot be included in a prenup and why.
  • How you can think of a prenup in a positive way as a romantic contract.
  • How you can make a decision about alimony in your prenup.
  • Why each party needs to have their own attorney drafting their side of the prenup and each person needs to pay for their attorney separately as well.
  • Why Carrie doesn’t have a prenup and why Bonnie will get one if she gets married.
  • How you should invest in your marriage so you don’t have to worry so much about a prenup or postnup.

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Special thank you to this week’s show sponsor: Johanna Fox Turner at Fox & Company Wealth Management.

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