Let's face it. Raising children is expensive no matter how much a parent makes. Consider that divorced and separated parents must do this (essentially on their own) while maintaining a household on one income, it is no surprise that child support is a necessary part of being a single parent.
Hall of Fame basketball player Michael Jordan is in the news once again. Indeed, his Charlotte Bobcats are having another abysmal season, but this news is for off-the-court allegations.
2013 is only a day old, and we already have compelling celebrity baby news. The rumors (and this story) actually began on Christmas Day, when Jessica Simpson announced that she and fiancé Eric Johnson would be welcoming their second child in the New Year. She tweeted a photo of their daughter Maxwell sitting on a beach with the words "BIG SIS" etched in the sand. Simpson also posted a photo of her pregnant belly a few days ago.
While the festive lights and songs from carolers may put most people in good moods, scorned spouses are busy planning their exit plans for 2013. While custody of children and financial support are important considerations, most spouses do not consider the myriad insurance issues that may come about.