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Financial Independence After Divorce: You Can Go Your Own Way
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Financial Independence After Divorce: You Can Go Your Own Way

Imagining life after divorce can be a fraught – especially when it comes to finances. Don’t let money worries derail the new life you’re building. Fin…
June 23, 2022
What Older Adults Should Know about Getting Divorced and (Maybe) Remarried
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What Older Adults Should Know about Getting Divorced and (Maybe) Remarried

Gray divorce is on the rise, and couples parting ways at this stage of life should know there are important financial and estate planning issues to co…
May 19, 2022
What If Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Had a Premarital Agreement?
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What If Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Had a Premarital Agreement?

Oh, the gritty details we’re learning from the latest court battle between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. This unfortunate airing of dirty laundry may h…
May 2, 2022
5 Critical Steps to Help Women Financially Prepare for Divorce
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5 Critical Steps to Help Women Financially Prepare for Divorce

Take control of your financial life by taking these steps as early as possible in the divorce process. You’ll be glad you did.
May 1, 2022
Emerging Financially Healthy After a Gray Divorce
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Emerging Financially Healthy After a Gray Divorce

Divorce is hard, but a divorce later in life presents a unique set of challenges. A financial planner shares what to consider as you plan for – and ev…
March 25, 2022

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Uncoupling, Kids and Paying for College
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Uncoupling, Kids and Paying for College

Don’t let your divorce derail your child’s higher education. Follow these suggestions to negotiate a fair plan for you and your ex to work together to…
March 9, 2022
Most-Overlooked Tax Breaks for the Newly Divorced
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Most-Overlooked Tax Breaks for the Newly Divorced

Filing taxes after a divorce can add yet another problem to an already long list of challenges. But here are some tips to make your return to single l…
March 4, 2022
What Women Should Know about Post-Divorce Tax Planning
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What Women Should Know about Post-Divorce Tax Planning

Divorce brings many changes, especially when it comes to finances. Here’s a roundup of some critical tax issues to consider.
February 10, 2022
Say ‘I Don’t’ to Unfair Prenups
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Say ‘I Don’t’ to Unfair Prenups

Based on his experience reviewing prenuptial agreements for his clients, one attorney has some firm advice: If your betrothed or prospective in-laws a…
February 5, 2022
When Divorcing, What Financial Specialists Do You Really Need?
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When Divorcing, What Financial Specialists Do You Really Need?

There are a variety of financial professionals out there who can help, but there is one combination of expertise that almost anyone going through a di…
February 4, 2022
Your First Tax Season After a Divorce
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Your First Tax Season After a Divorce

Navigating tax time as a newly single person (or a nearly single person) takes a few adjustments. For smooth sailing, follow our tax tip checklist.
January 31, 2022
Want to Save on Taxes? Consider a Divorce!
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Want to Save on Taxes? Consider a Divorce!

Oh, the irony: President Biden’s American Families Plan could make divorce more appealing for some high-earning married couples. The tax plan amplifie…
October 18, 2021
Women Who Make More Than Their Husbands Should Watch Out
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Women Who Make More Than Their Husbands Should Watch Out

Their husbands are more likely to cheat, and they are much more likely to face divorce. Two divorce experts weigh in on why and what to do about it.
August 18, 2021
Your Spouse Wants a Divorce … Now What?!
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Your Spouse Wants a Divorce … Now What?!

Maybe it came as a shock, or perhaps you saw it coming a mile away. If you’re wondering what to do, take a look at the personal and financial talking …
July 17, 2021
Retirement and Divorce: Protecting Your Finances When Marital Bliss Turns Sour
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Retirement and Divorce: Protecting Your Finances When Marital Bliss Turns Sour

Six steps to take as you negotiate a “gray divorce” that can help defend the financial future you’ve worked so hard to achieve.
July 12, 2021
Untangling Your Finances When You Divorce: Don’t Forget These Important Details
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Untangling Your Finances When You Divorce: Don’t Forget These Important Details

Whose name is on the title to the house? Is the person paying child support covered by a life insurance policy? Have you changed your tax withholding …
July 10, 2021
In a Divorce, What Is Marital Property vs. Separate Property?
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In a Divorce, What Is Marital Property vs. Separate Property?

It can be a big problem for wealthy couples and those who have been married a long time: What happens when the boundary between separate assets and ma…
July 6, 2021
Good News for the Newly Divorced: 4 Ways to Achieve Financial Independence Now
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Good News for the Newly Divorced: 4 Ways to Achieve Financial Independence Now

You’ve got a fresh start, so make lemonade out of lemons with these helpful financial tips.
July 2, 2021
Divorce Styles of the Rich and Famous: How to Make Them Work for You
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Divorce Styles of the Rich and Famous: How to Make Them Work for You

Your divorce isn’t as high-profile (or high-income) as that of Bill and Melinda Gates or Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin, but you could learn a lot f…
June 20, 2021
How to Protect Your Business When an Employee Gets Divorced
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How to Protect Your Business When an Employee Gets Divorced

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…
June 15, 2021
Over 50 and Considering Divorce? How to Prepare Financially, Pre- and Post-Separation
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Over 50 and Considering Divorce? How to Prepare Financially, Pre- and Post-Separation

To preserve your wealth, you need to accept that changes are coming. You very likely won’t be able to maintain the same lifestyle separately that you …
June 14, 2021
Should You Invite Your Spouse to Join You in a Divorce Workshop?
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Should You Invite Your Spouse to Join You in a Divorce Workshop?

When splitting up, you might think knowing more than your partner does about how divorce works might give you an advantage – but it doesn’t. Actually…
May 30, 2021
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