Bank Accounts
August
23
2019
Can Separate Bank Accounts Protect Me During a Divorce?
According to a Bank of America survey, more couples are deciding against using a joint bank account after marriage and opting to keep their finances completely separate instead. Some believe that by having their name solely on the account, they are guaranteed its security. This is a misconception and it’s better not to assume that your assets will remain solely yours after a divorce.
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gray divorce
August
9
2019
How Gray Divorce Can Affect Your Financial Future
Over the past few decades, the divorce rates between couples over 50 (also known as gray divorce) has skyrocketed. While there are benefits to separating later in life, researchers are also discovering the downside to this trend: financial distress.
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divorce mistakes
July
26
2019
Costly Mistakes to Avoid During the Divorce Process
In between lawyers and adjustments to daily life, divorce can be a costly process. However, it doesn’t have to be as expensive as people often make it out to be. Here are some common financial mistakes to avoid when separating with your spouse.
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child custody
July
12
2019
Child Custody Agreements Involving Special Needs Kids: What to Take into Account
Deciding on a child custody arrangement in any case is challenging enough, but it becomes increasingly complicated when that process involves the well-being of a child with special needs. Here are some factors to take into account when determining which parent should maintain custody of the child in question:
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divorce
June
21
2019
Divorce Season: The Times of the Year When the Most Divorce Happens
When Sociologists Julie Brines and Brian Serafini set out to analyze divorce statistics between 2001 and 2015, they were initially trying to uncover data on how the recession had affected marriages. In their findings, they realized that divorce rates tended to peak in March and August. According to Brines and Serafini, the popularity of these months in particular revolves around the concept of a “social block” that mandates observation of birthdays, vacations, holidays, and other family-oriented social events. They found that:
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