Now Is a Great Time to Get Rid of Your Trophy Wife


Hey, worn-out Wall Street dudes. Tired of being constantly reminded by your stay-at-home trophy wife that your bonus isn't as high and life isn't as good as it once was? There is a solution! Like distressed assets and financial stocks, in the Greatest Depression, divorce can also be had at a discount.

Assuming, as is true in most cases, that the family net worth is going to be divided in half, there is no better time for the paying spouse to divorce than at the bottom of an economic downturn. After all, sharing half of a $10 million estate is less painful than sharing half of a $20 million estate.

Cash out while you can!

Expert Advice on Divorce [Vive magazine via Economix/NYT]