When you’re in the midst of a divorce, you have to juggle so many things. The emotional toll is hard enough to manage along with the many practical issues — including that women often fail to make a priority of getting a fair share of retirement assets. Retirement funds may be among the biggest assets you have as a couple. It’s important to know that these funds are not automatically split in a divorce.
Learn how you can protect yourself from losing the retirement assets you’re entitled to receive. Don’t gloss over this issue — it could mean the difference between comfort and teetering on the edge once you reach retirement age.
Updated February 2020