"Above-the-Line" Deductions for Your 2021 Tax Return
Tax Breaks

"Above-the-Line" Deductions for Your 2021 Tax Return

If, like most people, you claim the standard deduction instead of itemized deductions on your return, there are still many other tax deductions availa…
February 1, 2022
Considering Divorce? Beware of Retirement Account Breakups
Divorce

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
The Rise of Gray Divorce: Why and Why Not?
alimony

The Rise of Gray Divorce: Why and Why Not?

Al and Tipper Gore could be the poster children for one reason why divorce for those 50 and up is on the rise. There are many other factors at play, a…
January 23, 2019
Under the New Tax Law, Is My Alimony Tax-Free?
alimony

Under the New Tax Law, Is My Alimony Tax-Free?

The new policy goes into effect in 2019. Older divorces can be modified to follow the new rules—if both parties agree.
February 9, 2018
When Permanent Alimony Makes Sense
alimony

When Permanent Alimony Makes Sense

States have adopted sensible, multipart tests to help judges decide whether alimony is called for.
August 5, 2013

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