While working through that enormous transaction that is divorce, it’s common to realize that you “should have” done this or that. Before you begin your divorce, learn from these common mistakes.
Divorce is an emotional event in life. But it’s also a legal and financial one. That’s why it’s important to detach your emotions from the process, at least during times when you are thinking about finances or discussing the separation with your spouse. Here are four divorce mistakes that might affect your financial future: Mistake #1
Social Security benefits are one of many things that change if you and your spouse divorce. Here is what to know.
If you’re the one instigating a separation, take some time to prepare.
Merging your financial life with your spouse seemed easy — and even fun. But untangling your bank accounts, credit reports, mortgage, credit cards, and more can be difficult.
Money isn’t everything. But couples who reported disagreeing about finances at least once a week are more than 30 percent more likely to get divorced.
Your impending divorce is going to have a big impact on your tax filing next year. Knowing now what to expect will help you make important decisions.
For some women, the house is more than just a place to store stuff and sleep. Many feel an emotional attachment to this home. But when facing a divorce, the house is not just a home: it’s both an asset and a liability.
Divorce changes things, and your finances are part of that. If you have recently divorced, or are going through a divorce this year, don’t forget to re-examine these financial areas of your life.
You may be wondering about our Second Saturday divorce workshop in Wake County, NC. Here’s a Q&A on what to expect.