Changing your estate plan, qualifying for a mortgage and going back to work may be things you face post-divorce. The sooner you start to address these issues, the better off you will be.
When you start thinking about looking for a new home, you may find yourself excited and frightened all in the same split-second. You may start feeling that to spend more, you need to save more.
While the dynamics are different in divorce, it does not change the fact that life insurance is still a must when a divorce settlement is inevitable. Without proper coverage, you may not be able to maintain your lifestyle or support your children when your ex passes away.
If you’re considering divorce you need to consider the financial implications of getting a divorce. Are you in a position, financially, to pay child support, or provide for your children after years of being a stay-at-home mom?
Do you keep financial secrets from your spouse? If you do, you’re not the only one. Many Americans keep money secrets from their spouses. Learn more here.
Prepare to leave your abuser ahead of time to protect yourself and your assets. Your abuser may become violent and is likely to take financial assets or destroy evidence of abuse or infidelity. Take steps to protect yourself, your children, your assets and your credit. Stay safe when he is being served with the divorce complaint.
In divorce actions, all participants would prefer a scenario where the one spouse dictates the separation terms. Particularly if you are concerned about the home business you worked so hard to build, animosity toward a divorcing spouse should be avoided at all costs.
The hidden costs of divorce can be overwhelming when paired with the already expensive standard costs. Read on to learn about the fees you’ll have to pay.
Even if you think you’ve kept finances separate, there are laws and divorce negotiations that may have financial implications. That’s where hiring a Certified Financial Analyst® (CDFA®) can ease the burden.
What happens when there are omitted assets from a divorce settlement? Does an injured spouse have legal recourse to reopen the case?