Tagged: divorce advice

Grey Divorce: What it Is, Why it Happens, How to Plan

The term “grey divorce” refers to the breakdown and breakup of long-term marriages, or marriages of those in their mid-fifties and beyond. Most of us have an expectation that once a couple has made it past some of the struggles common in young marriages—tight budgets, the chaos of raising small children—the rest is smooth sailing. […]

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How to Survive Divorce Socially

Women Socializing After Divorce

In this space, we’ve talked about surviving divorce emotionally, and surviving divorce financially. These are aspects of divorce many people anticipate and dread. One facet of divorce that often takes people by surprise is the social aspect. Here are some tips for surviving divorce socially. For some people, divorce is freeing socially. If they felt trapped in […]

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Tips for Surviving Divorce Emotionally

Surviving divorce emotionally - woman going through range of emotions

Divorce and dissolution are legal processes, a severing of a contractual relationship. Anyone who has ever been through it, however, knows it is much more than that. You are untangling your life from your spouse’s, grieving the loss of perhaps your most important relationship. While your spouse was probably the first person you turned to […]

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Five Steps to Prepare Financially for Divorce

Fingers Drawn as Husband and Wife Fighting Over Coin: Divide Finances During Divorce

Divorce, dissolution and separation are times of upheaval—legally, emotionally, socially, and yes, financially. A large part of the stress you may experience is concern about finances during and after the process of divorce or dissolution. Will you have enough money to pay your mortgage or rent? Will you have to pay spousal support or child support? How will you make it […]

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Now That You’ve Decided to Divorce

You may want to consider stopping any voluntary contributions from your pay (such as 401(k) plans, deferred compensation, credit union accounts, etc.), additional deposits to private savings, purchase of additional assets (including furnishings, purchase of credit for retirement, etc.) as most assets are valued at time of trial, and your attempts to save money now […]

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