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Bill and Melinda Gates End Their Marriage, But Their Inspiration Lives on
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Bill and Melinda Gates End Their Marriage, But Their Inspiration Lives on

Their shared commitment to giving inspired others — including me — to give big, too. I formed the non-profit Savvy Ladies to help women take financia…
May 5, 2021
The Consequences of Gray Divorce
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The Consequences of Gray Divorce

Divorce has financial consequences for everyone, no matter what your age. But for those 50 and up, there are some special circumstances that make divo…
May 2, 2021
‘Gray Divorce’ Rates Are Exploding Due to This Perfect Storm
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‘Gray Divorce’ Rates Are Exploding Due to This Perfect Storm

Here’s why divorce rates among those 50 and older are booming … and what women can do to recover and rebound.
April 12, 2021
What to Do to Protect Your Finances When Your Spouse Has a Gambling Problem
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What to Do to Protect Your Finances When Your Spouse Has a Gambling Problem

If it comes down to divorce, don’t let your financial future be a roll of the dice. Take action quickly to regain a measure of control and limit your …
March 23, 2021
4 Ways to Keep an Employee's Divorce from Hurting Your Business’s Bottom Line
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4 Ways to Keep an Employee's Divorce from Hurting Your Business’s Bottom Line

When one of your workers goes through a divorce, like it or not, your company can get pulled into the fray. It’s in your best interest (as well as the…
March 16, 2021

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Divorce Happens: Planning Steps You Need to Know
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Divorce Happens: Planning Steps You Need to Know

If your marriage is strained, it’s not a bad idea to explore some of the basic steps you’d need to take to make a smooth exit. Planning ahead of time …
March 3, 2021
How to Divorce a Millionaire (Tip: Watch Out for Executive Compensation)
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How to Divorce a Millionaire (Tip: Watch Out for Executive Compensation)

The more money involved in a divorce, the more you need to know about things like stock options and restricted stock awards.
February 22, 2021
Divorce Tips to Avoid a Messy Dog Custody Battle
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Divorce Tips to Avoid a Messy Dog Custody Battle

Before you get barking mad and take your fight to court, think about the consequences. Talking it out is almost always the better route, advises an an…
January 28, 2021
Most-Overlooked Tax Breaks for the Newly Divorced
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Most-Overlooked Tax Breaks for the Newly Divorced

The pandemic is expected to boost the divorce rate in 2021. If you're breaking up, here are some tips to make your return to single life more tax-frie…
January 6, 2021
Considering Divorce? Beware of Retirement Account Breakups
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Considering Divorce? Beware of Retirement Account Breakups

Gray divorce issues include weaving through the complications of splitting pensions, 401(k)s and more before the process is complete.
January 4, 2021
A Creative Way to Divorce-Proof Your Premarital Assets
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A Creative Way to Divorce-Proof Your Premarital Assets

If the full-disclosure aspect of a prenup agreement is a sticking point for you, an irrevocable trust could be an interesting way around the issue.
December 28, 2020
Thinking of Divorce? Before You Split, You Could Try This 1 Thing Instead
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Thinking of Divorce? Before You Split, You Could Try This 1 Thing Instead

A postnuptial agreement, or post-nup for short, could help you prepare for the future as you try to smooth things out. If things don’t work out, then …
December 15, 2020
Divorce: Who Pays for Education and How to Afford It
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Divorce: Who Pays for Education and How to Afford It

You think Junior should go to public school, and your ex wants him to go to a pricey private school instead. Who pays? How do you decide? Buckle up, b…
November 6, 2020
5 Ways to Survive Divorce, Emotionally and Financially
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5 Ways to Survive Divorce, Emotionally and Financially

Set yourself up to thrive during this difficult time with these five tips.
October 28, 2020
A Surprising Way COVID-19 Is Making Divorce More Complicated
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A Surprising Way COVID-19 Is Making Divorce More Complicated

The pandemic’s economic side effects have pushed more companies to offer stock options and restricted stock awards to employees. This type of compensa…
October 6, 2020
Take Charge of Your Portfolios, Ladies
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Take Charge of Your Portfolios, Ladies

When it comes to investing, too many women learn the hard way that disengaging is a mistake.
September 14, 2020