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.
The model QDRO template provided by the Plan Administrator is free, so why can't we use it?
The threat of a potential bankruptcy is, in all too many divorces, a real one that should not be ignored. Recognize the warning signs and learn how to protect yourself.
Getting a handle on your bills may seem like just another item on your overwhelming "To Do" list, but this problem is one you can tackle one step at a time.
A portion of an IRA (Individual Retirement Account) can be transferred without tax penalty into an IRA Account for the alternate payee, if the alternate payee is the spouse or former spouse and the transfer is pursuant to a divorce.
Hiring a lawyer experienced with the division of pension benefits can help you to better understand your spouse's military pension and how it affects you.
A QDRO is a court order with the purpose of dividing the pension as if it were property between the employee and their non-employee spouse.
The term QDRO, or Qualified Domestic Relations Order, applies to the private sector. Federal pensions are exempt from QDROs because they are exempt from ERISA, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.
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