Divorce isn’t the happiest way to start the new year, but January is a common time for couples to split: It’s unofficially been dubbed “Divorce Month” in the legal community because of an uptick in divorce filings following the holidays, according to a 2016 study from the University of… 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
Divorce is expensive, often ruinously so. You don’t need an expert to tell you that. However, an expert can help couples going through it to soften the… Read More
Sept. 7, 2019
Unbelievable! Divorce rates are down 40% from 1992 when there were 4.8 divorces for every 1,000 Americans. By 2017, that rate was only 2.9. However, divorce rates for older Americans have… Read More
Love aside, the impact of divorce in your 20s and 30s is quite a bit different than in your 40s and 50s.
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,… 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
Lili is interviewed on the Trevor & Jill Show about how to prepare for divorce.
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While it's common for one partner to handle most money decisions in a marriage, it's important for planners to make sure to listen to both.
It's not uncommon for couples to split up their household duties, with the more money-savvy partner handling the finances. But financial planners say cases where one spouse completely dominates discussions about money and investments while… Read More
Divorce throws a wrench in many long-term plans, from savings to retirement and beyond. If you're divorcing and have children, even if they are young, you should also consider the impact the end of your marriage will have on their college plans.
Some states require divorcing couples to address how they will pay for their children's college education in their… Read More
When one partner takes on all the financial tasks, the other loses out on building money… Read More