For Richer or Poorer

For Richer or Poorer

Which one does marriage make you?

TheStreet.com published an interesting piece on whether marriage helps or hurts an individual’s career. Turns out, the only professions in which a spouse is beneficial are clergymen, judges, police officers, and drumroll...politicians. [Insert Eliot Spitzer joke here.]

Apparently, a stable home life increases the likelihood for success. [Proceed to beat dead horse and insert follow-up Spitzer joke here.]

And said jobs wield the perfect power: If the marriage doesn’t pan out for any of the above, they can divorce, annul, or just plain sweep it under the rug.