Protecting Your Finances During a Divorce

Going through a divorce can be a very emotional and difficult situation to navigate, which can leave individuals financially vulnerable as well. If you are considering a divorce or in the process of one, it is important to focus on …

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Credit Accounts and Divorce

The type of debt you and your spouse have will determine your options for deciding who will pay it off and how. There are two types of credit accounts: individual and joint. When you and your spouse applied for credit, …

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Marriage and Finances: Planning for the Unexpected

There are many benefits to being an active participant in managing the household finances when you are married. One of those benefits, while not easy to think about, is being better prepared to deal with some of life’s unexpected events. …

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Social Security and Divorce: What You Need to Know

Although more and more women are in the workforce, many can receive a larger Social Security benefit based on their ex-spouse’s work record than they would on their own. The Social Security Administration will calculate each benefit for you, and …

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