Strategically Planning For The Possibility Of Divorce

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Although there is debate over what the exact divorce rate in the United States actually is, somewhere around 40-50% of all marriages end in divorce. The financial ramifications of ending a marriage can affect the rest of your life. No one plans on their marriage ending in divorce, but nonetheless

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Is It Worth Pursuing Child Support?

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Question: I share 50/50 custody of my son with my ex-wife. For about six years, I paid child support. We recently mediated and child support was eliminated. I am planning on retiring in about a year while my ex is going to be working for several more years. She makes

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How Divorce May Impact Your Credit And How To Rebuild It

It goes without saying that a divorce is usually a stressful and difficult process. In all the confusion and emotional pain brought on by a divorce, many individuals find themselves preoccupied by matters other than their financial well-being. Ignoring your credit is a mistake, albeit a very understandable one, because

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What You Need To Know About Divorce & Taxes

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It’s that time of year when everyone is rushing to file their taxes. Keeping everything in order and making sure you file everything correctly is challenging under normal circumstances, but the process is even trickier if you are newly divorced. Here are some important things to keep to help you

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8 Factors That Affect Your Odds Of Divorcing

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We often hear the line that half of all marriages end in divorce. However, a deeper dig into divorce statistics shows that number is not necessarily accurate. If you look at divorce trends over the past several decades, you’ll see that the divorce rate peaked in the 1980s and has

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