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Woman Fears Ex-Husband Will Steal Their Son's $1 Million Inheritance Because He Borrowed Money To Marry A Lady 40 Years Younger

Date October 30, 2019 18:00

In the United States, there is a common stereotype that men who walk down the aisle for the second time often marry younger women. As it happened, this belief is largely true!

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Researchers found that 1 in 5 men who remarry wed women at least 10 years their junior! Studies showed that while men had spouses within 5 years of their age in the first marriage, they were less likely to marry older women in subsequent marriages.

Woman’s ex-husband married a girl 40 years younger, now she fears for her son!

A woman whose ex-husband married a woman 40 years his junior wrote to The Moneyist, seeking advice on whether he could pose a threat to the fortune she wanted to leave her kids. Explaining her predicament, the woman revealed that in the 25 years they had been married, her husband was terrible with money.

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Besides failing to pay for their son’s tuition or living expenses, he was also a serial borrower. Even when he married his new wife, a student in law school, he borrowed cash from family members to pay for the wedding and the ring!

Her question was whether her arrogant ex-husband might pose a threat to her plans to leave her $1 million fortune as her son’s inheritance.

My biggest fear is that, if I die before my ex-husband, he will find a way to take my son’s inheritance.

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Her concerns revealed an emerging issue that troubles families of men who divorce only to marry younger women. There is a chance that they can become a burden to their past families, especially if their spouses pass away.

The expert’s advice was that as early as now, she put her money into a trust fund or find an executor who will carry out the wishes stated on her will, including the ownership of her personal property. he also suggested that she could also place her home into an irrevocable trust that would go to her son and his family.

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Additionally, The Moneyist advised that she should also talk to her son and make her understand how much the estate means to prevent any misunderstandings or posthumous resentment.

The case revealed that planning, especially after separation can help to make things easier for one’s family in case of terminal illness or even death. Covering all the bases, as it were, can guarantee that your wishes on how your estate should be treated are executed correctly.

Some millionaires don’t leave money to their kids

But while the concerned mother wants to leave her fortune to her son, kids of some super-wealthy famous people know they won’t be inheriting their parents’ vast wealth. Bill Gates, one of the richest people in the world plans to leave his fortune to charity, believing that wealth can distort kids from working hard to fulfill their dreams.

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Other rich folks that believe inheritance can distract kids from dreaming big include rockstar Elton John, Kevin O’Leary, Mark Zuckerberg, and Nigella Lawson who believes that money ruins people if they don’t earn it.

What do you feel about inheritance and its impacts on the lives of children? Was the woman right to be afraid of her husband attempting to steal from her gentle son?

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