Hollywood celebrities like Angelina and Brad, or Johnny and Amber, aren’t alone. Divorce is a devastating life event that millions of Americans have experienced. The journey through divorce is not only emotionally charged but can be a financial setback for many.
After a lifetime of frugality, 77-year-old University of New Hampshire librarian Robert Morin made headlines for amassing a $4 million fortune. A similar story played out in 2014 when Ronald Reed, who worked as a janitor and gas station attendant, died at the age of 92 with an estate valued at nearly $8 million.