Our monthly pick of the web as it relates to high earners and HNWIs.
The four percentage figures of divorce… : …are highlighted in Spear’s as 40%, 50%, 60% and 99%: “In 99% of all cases the outcome of any financial settlement in a large money divorce will be one of these figures,” says Marc Saunderson, partner at Mills & Reeve.
Grant Thornton 2010 Matrimonial Survey: All out of love and hiding the money : This annual study reveals that 83% of solicitors surveyed believed it was the husband who concealed assets in divorce proceedings, compared with only 2% of wives. Get the latest figures on divorce, pre-nups, post-nups and more from Grant Thornton’s divorce report, just out – you can download the full report here.
Lovely Jumby : Why the Antiguan beach cove of Jumby Bay is hot property news for the rich.
If your children are competent, they don’t need an inheritance : An 88-year-old Chinese billionaire on how to deal with the age-old issue of children and a plentiful inheritance: “If my children are competent, they don’t need my money. If they’re not, leaving them a lot of money is only doing them harm.”
It’s Highclere: buy a nose : Interesting article on how the hobby of investing in horses doesn’t have to be a financial drain.
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