If you are one of the increasing number of married couples going through divorce after 50, making finances your top priority and setting financial goals could help you protect your future.
Divorce is often the most emotional time in a person’s life. It is also when permanent, life-altering financial decisions must be made. If you are in this situation then, naturally, you may be experiencing fear of the unknown. Fortunately, education helps to alleviate that fear.
Here are 20 financial “must dos” after divorce. Once you’ve completed this list, you’ll be on the right track financially, and can rest assured you’ve done everything possible to take control and make the most of your finances.
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