According to research, March is the most popular month to file for divorce, maybe because couples want to get past the holidays and taxes (or maybe it’s just “March madness.”) This past March, however, we also began dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic and self-quarantining. Most families have had to endure financial hardship, childcare issues and the inability to live… Read More
By Lili Vasileff
The issue of child support should revolve around what is best for the child. Child support belongs to a child. It is the parents’ duty to financially support a minor child or children, and any attempt to… Read More
By Gregory C. Frank. "As the CEO of DivorceForce, I have spoken to hundreds of people who have gone through the divorce process. I’ve reviewed thousands of posts on our social channels detailing experiences people have had with their own professional divorce teams—matrimonial lawyers, financial advisors, accountants, realtors, mortgage lenders, and mental health coaches—and I’ve been shocked to learn… Read More
There are plenty of reasons couples get divorced (these money mistakes are a common cause)
. But what if you could get divorced to save money? by Hanna Horvath Nov. 26,… Read More
It doesn’t matter if you are single and beginning a relationship, if you are in a long-term relationship, or if you are negotiating the breakup of a marriage--people often overlook the warning signals for the ways in which they might be taken advantage of… Read More
Getting divorced is an emotional roller-coaster. It also can be a real threat to your personal finances.
If you don’t approach your settlement with a clear head and an accurate accounting of your finances, you may find that you can’t afford your new life alone or, just as bad, you could jeopardize the retirement you’re envisioning for yourself in the… Read More
Divorce by the decade seems like an odd way to call the shots to identify the risks for a marriage. For years, it seemed like the longer you were married or the longer you waited to get married, the better. Most people believe that the relationship between age at marriage and divorce risk was almost… Read More
I HAVE BEEN PRACTICING AS
a financial advisor in divorce for more than 25 years, and in the last 10 years the divorce rate in the U.S. for adults over the age of 50 has doubled. This sharp increase in breakup rates is in first-time, long-term marriages of more than 20 years. My parents' generation had an estimated divorce… Read More
If you’re divorced, you don’t need to be told that your financial life has changed. However, one key indicator — how willing you are to talk to family about money — shows just how much your finances and relationships can be upended. HBO Results from the CNBC Invest in… Read More
Paul Davidson USA Today, Published 5:00 a.m. ET March 25, 2019
Erica Hernandez was a stay-at-home mom through two recessions that depleted her family’s retirement savings, forcing them into a frugal lifestyle that left little money for frills like dining out.
So in 2017, with her two children gearing up for college, she returned… Read More