How can a wife protect herself financially?
Here’s how:Start a cash stash. This is the first step in creating a cushion. Set up custodial savings accounts for your children. Set up an offshore account. Draw up a post-nuptial agreement. Build your assets 50/50. Keep your businesses in your name. Put all major debts with the exception of your car in his name.
Should husband and wife have separate bank accounts?
Separate checking accounts mean money may not be touched by others. Separate accounts allow each partner to retain their financial independence and spend or save how they want. That, in turn, may lead to more harmony in a marriage if each spouse doesn’t feel as if he or she has to justify spending habits.
What happens to my husbands bank account when he dies?
When you die, any bank accounts you have remains active until someone notifies your bank that you have died. Anyone can notify your bank, but the responsibility for this would usually fall to the next of kin or a representative of your Estate.